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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Leadership Skills Minor

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The minor in Applied Leadership Skills provides an academic background emphasizing education in leadership, group dynamics and interpersonal processes, ethics, multicultural leadership, and leadership in organizations from a cross-disciplinary approach. This minor is intended for students who wish to develop knowledge of leadership and to develop practical leadership abilities. This minor may be useful to students interested in expanding their leadership capabilities within their communities, businesses, or other organizations

Requirements for the minor in applied leadership skills

No more than eight credits of course work used to satisfy another major, minor, or concentration may be applied toward this minor. Students must meet with an academic adviser to design a plan and complete a Minor Authorization Form identifying appropriately selected courses. The minor requires a minimum of 23 credits distributed among the areas described below. The student must earn a final course grade of C+ or higher in a course in order for the class to be counted for the minor.

a. Core Leadership Principles – Must complete one of the following courses

d. Multicultural Leadership – Must complete one of the following courses

Additional Information

Students should plan their coursework in a way that allows them to meet any of the prerequisites for the above courses. In particular, students are urged to take the following general education courses: PHL 1300, PS 1600 or PS 1100, and any foreign language. Study abroad opportunity through International Education may serve as a substitution for one or more of the course requirements, as determined by the HRD faculty (See Director of International Education for opportunities).

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