Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Leadership Studies (LDS)

15 Credit Hours

Undergraduate Studies


Minor Description

The leadership Studies minor is interdisciplinary in nature and is a significant benefit to students in all areas of study. Courses are designed to give students a theoretical and practical grasp of leadership relying upon the basic assumption that leadership can be learned and, therefore, taught. The minor takes a unique approach to leadership education that combines practical application of leadership theories and opportunities for students to study the characteristics of authority, leadership, social dynamics, political processes and the values that orient human behavior.

Total Minor Hours - 15 Hours

Core Courses - 9 Hours

  • LDR 2010 Fundamentals of Leadership or LDR 3331 Leading in the Workplace
  • LDR 4104 Theories of Leadership
  • LDR 4951 Leadership Capstone Seminar (course to be taken as last course required for the minor)

Elective Courses - 6 Hours

One course must be taken from each of the following Dimensions of Leadership:

PERSONAL DIMENSIONS OF LEADERSHIP (at least one course for 3 credits) GLOBAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DIMENSIONS OF LEADERSHIP (at least one course for 3 credits)

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