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Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)

Leadership Curriculum

18 HOURS

LDSH 201 INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP-This course introduces students to basic principles of leadership, guides participants through a personal leadership skills assessment, including participation in specific leadership skills development activities in oral, written and, group communication, team-building, and self-assessment.

LDSH 301 THEORY IN LITERATURE OF LEADERSHIP-This course is designed to aid students in the development and application of leadership skills. Students perform an extensive examination and analysis of leadership literature and engage in specific leadership skills development activities

COMM 330 ADVANCED PUBLIC SPEAKING or COMM 331 ADVANCED ARGUMENTATION-The choice between these two classes help develop students' advocacy skills in preparation for leadership.

COMM 355 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION or COMM 455 GROUP DYNAMICS-The choice between these two classes help develop students' relational skills in preparation for leadership.

LDSH 402 SEMINAR IN LEADERSHIP-Students will develop a leadership project, prepare a professional portfolio of their leadership activities, schedule and participate in a media-assisted individual public presentation, and develop a professional resume.

3 HOURS OF APPROVED ELECTIVES-The minor will allow students to pursue 3 credit hours of approved coursework that advances leadership training within their own disciplines.