Undergraduate 2017-2018

Leadership Studies

University College

Minor Requirements — 18 Credits

The purpose of the Leadership Studies undergraduate degree minor is to develop students to become socially just and ethical leaders through the study of leadership theory and demonstrated engaged leadership practice within a systemic and global framework.

Students declared in the Leadership Studies minor will:

  1. Identify and understand contemporary leadership theories and research;
  2. Develop a critical consciousness of self and apply social justice, globalism, and ethics to leadership practice;
  3. Demonstrate systems thinking and empathy;
  4. Reflect upon and apply leadership within a social, cultural, political and enterprise contexts;
  5. Demonstrate an ability to engage in leadership through a practical setting.

Leadership Studies Minor will complement any academic major at UNC and will serve as a meaningful contextual experience for most career fields.

For advising information, please contact Leadership Studies Academic Advisor or Director for Leadership Studies: leaders@unco.edu or 970-351-1691.

Minor Requirements

Core Leadership Courses — 6 credits

LEAD 100Contemporary Leadership Theory

3

LEAD 200Risk and Change in Leadership

3

Ethics Foundation — 3 credits

Choose one of the following:

LEAD 320Globalization of Ethics

3

PHIL 150Ethics in Theory and Practice

3

PHIL 350Ethics

3

Practicum or Internship — 1 credit

LEAD 492Leadership Internship

1- 3

NOTE: Other "492" Internship courses taken under different course prefixes may satisfy this requirement if approved by the Leadership Minor Coordinator. The course must include a leadership component and comply with other LEAD 492 requirements.

Senior Seminar — 2 credits

LEAD 497Senior Leadership Seminar

2

Global & Cross Cultural Foundation — 6 credits

Choose two of the following courses:

AFS 420African American Leadership and Politics

3

ANT 313Anthropology of Globalization

3

ANT 331Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems

3

BAMG 350Management of Organizations

3

BAMG 354Organizational Behavior

3

BAMG 454Leadership in Organizations

3

COMM 223Intercultural Communication

3

COMM 431Communication and Leadership

3

ECON 335Environmental and Resource Economics

3

ECON 341Public Finance

3

ECON 344International Economics

3

EDF 370Social Foundations of Education

3

ENST 315Nature & Society

3

ENST 331Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems

3

GEOG 310Urban and Regional Planning

3

GEOG 320Population Geography

3

GNDR 285Gender in Global and Cross Cultural Perspectives

3

HESA 301Foundations and Praxis of Higher Education and Student Affairs

3

HESA 311Leadership for Higher Education and Student Affairs Groups and Organizations

3

HESA 355Leadership for Social Change in Higher Education and Student Affairs

3

HESA 496Special Topics in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership

1- 3

LEAD 250Leadership in a Global Context: Glocal Living

3

LEAD 364Leadership and Community Building

3

LEAD 495Special Topics in Leadership

3

MCS 101Multiculturalism in the United States: Concepts and Issues

3

MIND 182Confluence of Cultures

3

MIND 286Value Issues in Political Economy

3

MIND 289Coming of Age in the Twenty-First Century

3

PSCI 110Global Issues

3

PSCI 317Transitions to Democracy

3

PSCI 323Politics of Religion

3

PSCI 326International Political Economy

3

SOC 235Social Change in a Global Context

3

SOC 479The Community

3

Additional Information

Please contact the Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership by calling (970) 351-2940, by visiting the office in Michener L98, or by finding us online at http://www.unco.edu/leadership-studies/.