Organizational Leadership, Certificate (1721)
Program Requirements (14 hours)
This program is designed for students who want to enhance their leadership knowledge and skills for current or future activities in a broad range of organizations. Various disciplines have addressed leadership and developed a substantial body of related literature. The introductory course (LEAD 200) will give students a systematic introduction to these various perspectives and theories of leadership.
|LEAD 200||Introduction to Leadership Studies||3|
|or LEAD 300||Leadership Theory and Application|
|LEAD 400||Practicum in Leadership||5|
|Select six hours of electives from the following:||6|
|Leadership Ethics and Decision-Making|
|Contemporary Leadership Issues|
|Leadership in Global Contexts|
Chosen electives build from LEAD 200 / LEAD 300 and provide students an emphasis in various aspects of leadership. In the capstone course, students will be challenged to synthesize their understandings of leadership, articulate those understandings, and apply them in a demonstrable way that enhances their education and relates to their career and life goals.
The Organizational Leadership Program will provide special lectures, workshops, seminars, and interactions with visiting guest leaders who are renowned in their fields. In addition, the Organizational Leadership Program will work with certificate-seekers to identify opportunities for leadership participation and practice in their own professional or occupational fields.