ECU Leads

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If a student’s academic plan cannot accommodate the minor, exemptions may be made after discussing with the ECU Leads staff and the student’s academic advisor.

FAQs

1.     Who is eligible to participate in ECU Leads?

 

Full time students may apply to participate.  Participants should have at least three years remaining at ECU in order to fully participate in the program.

 

2.     How long will it take to complete the program?

 

Students can anticipate completing the program in three years.

 

3.     Is there required coursework for participants?

 

Yes, ECU Leads participants will enroll in the Leadership Studies minor.  This minor consists of 18 credit hours.  Students should talk to their academic advisor about enrolling in the minor. If a student’s academic plan cannot accommodate the minor, exemptions may be made after discussing with the ECU Leads staff and the student’s academic advisor.

 

4.     What is the cost for students to participate?

 

There is no cost incurred by students, all costs are covered by ECU.

 

5.     How will I be recognized for participating in the program?

 

All students will receive an official notation on their transcript showing that they have completed all stages of ECU Leads.  Additionally, students will receive a transcript notation for completing the Leadership Studies minor.  Students will also be recognized at the official ECU Leads Honor Night at the end of each spring semester, where they will receive a certificate for each stage completed and a medallion once the full program has been completed.