The Leadership Minor is comprised of six courses (18crhs.) from various departments that better prepares students to advance in their professional field as leadership touches all aspects of business and industry. The Leadership Minor serves as an excellent resume builder and will impact EVERYONE’S life after graduation, while gaining an understanding and knowledge for future endeavors. Leadership is an extremely broad and ever-growing demand across businesses, organizations, teams, cultures, and our society.
The goal of the Leadership Minor is to focus on helping students gain an initial understanding of those communication and relationship processes they will face while developing their professional lives. Additionally, students will begin to evaluate themselves and their competencies through reflection and problem-solving issues that will positively impact and enhance one’s professional growth regardless of your academic major as leadership touches all aspects of life.
Why select the Leadership Minor?
- You seek to create a culture and drive change.
- You want to develop yourself as a professional and continue to grow.
- You want to inspire, motivate, and build teams that are effective.
- You want to LEAD, and you CARE!
To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.
Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher
- Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
- A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
- A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
|Leadership Core Requirements|
|LEAD 251||Leadership Theory||3|
|LEAD 350||Multicultural Leadership||3|
|LEAD 352||Self Leadership||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Cognitive Studies|
|Introduction to Consciousness|
|Online Practical Research|
|Left and Right Brain: From Neuron to Culture|
|Teambuilding for Leaders|
|Strategic Planning and Decision Making for Leaders|
|Leadership Development Course|
|Law & Ethics in the Workplace|
|Risk Assessment and Fraud Prevention|
|Small Group Communication|
|Collaborative Information Technology and Society|
|Challenges of Computer Technology|
|Criminal Justice and the Multicultural Community|
|Introduction to Homeland Security|
|Risk Analysis and Strategic Planning|
|Cultural Area Studies|
|Statistics for the Social Sciences|
|Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Society, Culture and Self|
|Gender Roles and Society|
|Sociology of Organizations|
|Principles of Leadership|
|The American Military Experience|
|Civic Engagement and Community Decision-Making|
|Financial Best Practices for Decision Makers|
|Group Facilitation and Leadership|
|Medical/Health Care Ethics|
|Ethics, Technology, and the Future|
|Introduction to Safety|
|Management and Integration of Safety|
|Safety Training and Development|
|Global Sport Management|
Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.
Experiential Learning Activities
Must complete 40 hours of experiential learning activities which are fulfilled by section D above or an approved substitution by the Academic Adviser. Please consult with your Adviser for details of the options available.
|Select courses designated as a Service Learning Component on the Master Class Schedule. Please see adviser or department chairperson for information.|
|Experiential Learning Activities||40|
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
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Minor in Leadership (98C)
This program is effective as of Summer 2022