Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Leadership Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mission:

To educate, motivate, and equip students to confront the challenges of leadership in a complex, connected and diverse world.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for Leadership Studies Program, students will:

  • Develop critical and strategic ways of understanding complex human systems, including effective ways to turn analysis into planning and subsequent action.
  • Recognize, understand, and adapt to emotional information in ways that maximize team-building, empathy, perspective-taking, and collaboration.
  • Develop and practice a repertoire of decision-making skills, making optimal decisions based upon the unique social, economic, and cultural factors that characterize the situation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of both normative and applied ethics, including the role of justice in diverse context.

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

For advising information, please contact the Coordinator for Leadership Studies: leadership.studies@unco.edu or 970-351-3395.

Minor Requirements — 18 Credits

Core Leadership Courses — 9 credits

LEAD 100Fundamentals of Leadership

3

LEAD 200Strategic Leadership

3

LEAD 497Senior Leadership Seminar

3

Ethics Foundation — 3 credits

Choose one of the following:

BAAC 424Accounting Ethics

3

BAMG 452Business Ethics

3

LEAD 320Globalization of Ethics

3

PHIL 150Moral IssuesLAA3

3

PHIL 350Ethical Theory

3

PSCI 331Political Philosophy I

3

PSCI 332Political Philosophy II

3

Global & Cross Cultural Foundation — 3 credits

Choose one of the following:

ANT 313Anthropology of Globalization

3

ANT 331Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems

3

BAMG 350Management and Organizational Behavior

3

BAMG 454Leadership in Organizations

3

COMM 223Intercultural Communication

3

ECON 335Environmental and Resource Economics

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 the Contemporary Global OrderLAB3LAIS

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 CulturesLAA2LAMS

3

MIND 286Value Issues in Political EconomyLAB1

3

MIND 289Coming of Age in the Twenty-First Century

3

PSCI 110Global IssuesLAB1LAIS

3

PSCI 323Politics of Religion

3

PSCI 326International Political Economy

3

SOC 235Social Change in a Global Context

3

Leadership Elective — 3 credits

Choose one of the following:

ART 428Museum Leadership

3

BAMG 350Management and Organizational Behavior

3

BAMG 353Human Resources Management

3

BAMG 355Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

3

BAMG 454Leadership in Organizations

3

COMM 431Communication and Leadership

3

ENST 364Leadership and Community Building

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

LEAD 492Leadership Internship

3

SES 450Sport Leadership and Ethics

3