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Program Requirements

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Requirements for a Minor in Leadership Studies

Total hours: 18

Required Courses (12 credit hours)

  • CMST 102 Introduction to Strategic Communication Leadership OR CMST 122 Introduction to Public Communication
  • LEAD 101 Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • LEAD 301 Organizational Leadership OR MGMT 356 Leadership and Human Behavior
  • LEAD 401 Citizen Leadership

Select 2 electives from 2 categories below (6 credit hours)

Leadership Competencies:

  • CMST 215 Collaboration and Team Communication
  • CMST 300 Communication and Relationships
  • CMST 322 Presentational Communication
  • CMST 335 Organizational Communication
  • CMST 345 Conflict Management
  • PSYC 385 Group Processes
  • RECR 382 Program Planning
  • SOCI 325 Community Analysis

Leadership Dynamics and Ethics:

  • PHIL 305 Criminal Justice Ethics
  • PHIL 308 Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 313 Biomedical Ethics
  • PHIL 410 Philosophy of Law
  • POSC 462 Personality and Politics
  • PSYC 314 Theories of Personality
  • PSYC 318 Social Psychology
  • SOWK 375 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I

Leadership Contexts:

  • CMST 365 Environmental Communication
  • MCOM 316 Electronic Media Management
  • MGMT 251 Management of Organizations
  • MGMT 359 Quality Management
  • POSC 321 State and Local Politics
  • POSC 323 Public Administration
  • POSC 352 Interest Groups
  • POSC 358 American Public Policy
  • POSC 427 The American Presidency
  • RECR 380 Recreation Leadership
  • SOWK 370 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work

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Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your degree progress, please feel free to contact your advisor by phone or e-mail, or by setting up an appointment.

Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski  301-687-4480