LEAD – Leadership Studies
LEAD 101 FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP (3-0-3)(F/S). Basic leadership theory, historical paradigms, and concepts. Personal leadership development through the exploration of leadership identity, values, and ethics; understanding of others through multicultural appreciation; and fostering active citizenship through community-based projects.
LEAD 150, LEAD 250 RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE: CIVIC LEADERSHIP (1-0-1)(F/S). University Housing Civic Leadership Residential College community provides a seamless educational experience for students interested in leadership development and want to participate in various leadership endeavors. Coursework in this living-learning community will challenge the learner to reflect on significant issues in leadership and social justice in a variety of real experiences, case studies, service projects, and community activities. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/INST.
LEAD 201 APPLIED LEADERSHIP (3-0-3)(F/S). Applied and enhanced leadership skills. Group leadership development through the exploration of different leadership styles and assessment of personal leadership competencies; refinement of effective communication skills and ethics; understanding of group processes; and refinement of group leadership competencies. PREREQ: LEAD 101.
LEAD 301 CURRENT ISSUES IN LEADERSHIP (3-0-3)(S). Current trends and issues in leadership relating to education, business/industry, government, and non-profits. Analysis of professional ethics. Experiential learning supplemented by selected readings and dialogues with University and local community leaders. PREREQ: LEAD 201.
LEAD 493 INTERNSHIP IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES (V-V-3)(F/S). Leadership practice in a variety of settings in the community and attend a weekly Internship Seminar. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: Leadership Studies Minor, junior standing, and PERM/INST.
LEAD 495 SENIOR CAPSTONE IN LEADERSHIP STUDIES (3-0-3)(S). Synthesize and analyze leadership knowledge, skills and experiences through leadership problem-based dissertation, comprehensive exam, and portfolio development and review. PREREQ: Senior standing, Leadership Studies Minor. LEAD 493, and PERM/INST.
LEAD 496 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN LEADERSHIP (Variable Credit)(F/S). PREREQ: Upper-division standing, Leadership Studies Minor, LEAD 201, and PERM/INST.