The Leadership Studies (LDR) minor is designed to provide students an opportunity to develop the complex leadership skills that will allow them to advance and succeed in leadership roles both at the University and beyond. Faculty and students in the minor are committed to the advancement of leadership studies through education on theoretical and research-based approaches; critical evaluation of leadership styles; group work designed to integrate practical knowledge with classroom concepts; an emphasis on hands-on activities and actual experiences that provide opportunities to apply theory and practices to the field of leadership.
1. Students must take a total of 18 credit hours.
2. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better in courses applied to the minor.
3. At least six hours must be at the upper division level
Director of Leadership and Student Development
Clark Hall 114
Leadership Studies Minor Requirements
LDR 101 Recognized Leadership (3 crs)
LDR 201 Engaged Leadership (3 crs)
LDR 301 Adaptive Leadership (3 crs)
Additional 9 hours from the following:
LDR 470 Lifelong Leadership Internship (3-8 crs)
MGT 204 Principles of Management (3 crs)
MGT 314 Organizational Behavior (3 crs)
MGT 354 Management Communications (3 crs)
PSY/SOC 401 Social Psychology (3 crs)
PSY 405 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3 crs)
PED 202 Psychology of Coaching (3 crs)
SPC 200 Small Group Communication (3 crs)
SPC 210 Argumentative Communication (3 crs)
SPC 310 Business and Professional Presentations (3 crs)
SPC 351 Organizational Communication (3 crs)
SPC 353 Intercultrual Communication (3 crs)
STA 800 Study Abroad
LDR 280-289 Special Topics in Leadership
LDR 380-389 Special Topics in Leadership
Other courses as announced each semester.