Leadership Studies

The 18-hour leadership studies minor, open to all students, exposes you to a variety of leadership perspectives. It includes opportunities to step into campus leadership positions to practice what you learn. The program gives you flexibility to explore topics in ethics, government, human relations, organizational management and race and power. The minor is directed by leaders in the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service and the Lewis J. Burger Center for Student Leadership and Public Service.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses - 12 hrs.

  • ENC 200 Introduction to Leadership Studies - 3 hrs.
  • ENC 300 Advanced Leadership Studies - 3 hrs.
  • ENC 486 Leadership Practicum - 3 hrs.
  • Three total hours from:
    • ENC 380 Independent Study - 1-3 hrs.
    • ENC 381 Seminar in Leadership - 1-6 hrs.

Elective Courses - 6 hrs.

  • M L 250 Interpersonal Effectiveness in Organizations - 2 hrs.
  • M L 350 Managing for Results in Organizations - 2 hrs.
  • M L 357 Leadership & Interpersonal Behavior - 3 hrs.
  • ENC 370 Human Relations Development - 2 hrs.
  • ENC 375 Human Relations Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • PHL 347 Ethics - 3 hrs.
  • PLS 202 State & Local Government - 3 hrs.
  • PLS 419 Introduction to Public Administration - 3 hrs.
  • PLS 420 Public Personnel Management - 3 hrs.
  • SOC 313 Race, Ethnicity and Power - 3 hrs.