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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership (BS)


Program Educational Goals:


  1. Effectively Communicate
    • Synthesize and communicate, in written, oral and electronic formats, the most significant ideas and results of your work with clarity and precision.
    • Communicate thoughtful, constructive feedback to peers regarding the quality of their individual and group contributions, performance, and work products.
  2. Practice Positive Leadership and Followership
    • Effectively balance leadership and followership to affect positive group functioning.
    • Engage in questions of ethics and recognize the responsibilities of leaders to act responsibly towards themselves, their followers, and the larger community.
    • Use creative and critical thinking skills and knowledge of leadership to effectively contribute to a problem-solving team.
    • Accommodate individual differences (cultural, socioeconomic, global, etc.) in your decisions and actions.
  3. Engage in Thoughtful Self-Reflection and Self-Assessment
    • Critically analyze your leadership and followership performance, referencing leadership theory and practice concepts.
    • Effectively and regularly assess and adjust your leadership behaviors to more effectively meet the diverse (including cultural, socioeconomic, ethnic diversity) and changing needs of the communities/people/organizations with whom you’re interacting.
    • Develop an original and concise summary of your leadership beliefs.

University Requirements:


Major Requirements:


In order to fulfill DLE credit requirements (total 6 credits). Students are required to take an additional three-credit DLE course in addition to LEAD 490 listed below.

Cultural Impacts


Complete one of the following:

You and the Power of Leadership:


7 credits. Minimum grade of C- required in LEAD 100 LEAD 101 , and LEAD 110 

Your Emergence as an Inspiring Leader:


6 credits. Minimum grade of C- required in LEAD 200  and LEAD 209 

Enhancing Your Skills for Leading Change:


12 credits. Minimum grade of C- required in LEAD 300 LEAD 341 LEAD 404 , and LEAD 411 .

Demonstrating Your Leadership Capacity:


5 credits. Minimum grade of C- required in LEAD 490  and LEAD 495 

Area of Interest: Finding Your Leadership World


Students will complete 9 credits in one of the following areas of interest or complete a minor. 

Leading Environmental Actions:


9 credits.

Individually Designed Leadership Area of Interest:


9 credits. Students choose one course each from any three of the above areas of interest. 

Electives:


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 120


Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year