School of Arts and Letters

Minor in Leadership
Leadership Minor Requirements

The interdisciplinary Minor in Leadership provides students an opportunity to develop fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to assume leadership, supervisory, or management positions in private companies and nonprofit organizations.

Students complete 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  A cumulative GPA of 2.5 is necessary for admission to the minor, which must be added before a student completes 90 credit hours.  Students must earn a minimum B in EDUC-U495 (Leadership Training) to continue in the minor. 

Complete 18 credit hours, including:

  • EDUC-U 495 Seminar in Leadership Training

  Leadership: Two courses from the following:

  • BUS-Z 200 Introduction to Human Resources Management
  • BUS-N 221 Principles of Leadership
  • BUS-N 220 Conference Leadership Training
  • HPER-R 272 Recreation Act/Ldr Methods
  • PSY-B 366 Concepts and Applications of Organizational Psychology
  • PSY-B 378 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
  • POLS-Y 404 Political Issues in Public Personnel Management
  • SUPV-S 300 Frontline Leadership

  Ethics: One course from the following:

  • PHIL-P102 OR PHIL-P 140 Introduction to Ethics
  • PHIL-P 240 Business & Morality: Ethics in Context
  • BUS-N 120 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

  Communication: Two courses from the following:

  • CMCL-C 205 Introduction to Communication and Culture
  • CMCL-C 380 OR SPCH-S 380 Nonverbal Communication
  • COMM-C 102 OR COMM-S 122 Interpersonal Communication
  • CMCL-C 450 OR SPCH-S 450 Gender and Communication
  • COMM-C 101 OR COMM-S 121 Public Speaking
  • SPCH-S 229 Discussion & Group Methods


  • COAS-R 399 Topic: Community/Campus Involvement

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