College: Undergraduate Studies
The Minor in Leadership Studies is designed for undergraduate students of all majors at the University. This minor is intended to enhance the major with studies and practice in leadership education and development. The goal is to educate and prepare students to lead lives of leadership and service. The curriculum focuses on expanding students’ knowledge, skills, and understanding of specific leadership theories, concepts, models, and current leadership issues and challenges in in the 21st century. Students are given opportunities to develop their own philosophies and leadership styles through various mediums both in and outside the classroom. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness, effective communication, research, collaboration, diversity, integration, and practical leadership applications through experiential learning.