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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences


Interdisciplinary Program


Leadership Studies

Michael B. Brown, Interim Program Director, Rawl 112

The leadership studies minor is a multidisciplinary program designed to provides opportunities to study leaders and leadership concepts that are applicable to leadership in a variety of contexts. The leadership studies minor complements any academic major and provides formal learning experiences that can be supplemented by additional campus and community leadership experiences as part of the leadership development process. The minor requires a minimum of 24 s.h., and courses may not count simultaneously toward the student’s major and the leadership studies minor.

  1. Core - 6 s.h.
    LDSP 1000. Introduction to Leadership Studies (3) (F)
    LDSP 4000. Leadership Studies Capstone Seminar (3) (S)
  2. Electives (At least 3 s.h. from each of the 5 areas below) - 18 s.h.
    Ethics:
    PHIL 1175. Introduction to Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
    PHIL 2274. Business Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
    PHIL 2275. Professional Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
    Communication:
    ANTH 3300. Language and Culture (3) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200; or consent of instructor)
    COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S, SS) (FC:FA)
    COMM 3110. Persuasion Theories (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor)
    COMM 3142. Small Group Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor)
    COMM 3152. Interpersonal Communication Theory (3) (F) (FC:SO) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor)
    COMM 4130. Conflict and Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 3142 or 3152 or 3160)
    COMM 4135. Gender and Communication (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 3142 or 3152 or 3160)
    ENGL 3835. Persuasive Writing (3) (WI) (S) (P: ENGL 1200)
    Organizational Behavior:
    COMM 3160. Organizational Communication Theory (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor)
    MGMT 4242. Organizational Behavior (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302)
    PSYC 3241. Personnel and Industrial Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    SOCI 4500. Work and Organizations (3) (S) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110)
    Diversity:
    ANTH 3200. Women’s Roles in Cross Cultural Perspective (3) (EY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    CDFR 4303. Families and Cultural Diversity (3) (F,S) (P: CDFR 1103)
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor)
    EDUC 3002. Introduction to Diversity (3)
    PSYC 3777. Ethnocultural Influences on the Development of the Self (3) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
    SOCI 3400. Introduction to Gender and Society (3) (FC:SO) (P: SOCI 2110)
    SOCI 4345. Racial and Cultural Minorities (3) (S) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or SOCI 2110)
    Leaders and Leadership:
    HIST 3333. History and Biography (3) (FC:SO)
    MGMT 4343. Organizational Leaders and Leadership (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3202 or 3302;
    MGMT 4242 or PSYC 3241)
    POLS 3040. Women in Politics (3)
    POLS 3203. The American Executive (3) (FC:SO)
    POLS 4000. Political Leadership (3) (P: 12 s.h. in POLS or consent of instructor)