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Leadership Studies (LEAD)

LEAD 200    Introduction to Leadership Studies    3 Hours

An introduction to the basics of effective leadership including an investigation of leadership theories and assessment of leadership styles. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code E-SB | SB

Equivalent(s): LEA 200C

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; winter 2022; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 300    Leadership Theory and Application    3 Hours

.A study of leadership concepts, theories, and models; an overview of personal leadership assessments and leadership development plans; enhanced leadership knowledge through experiential learning. Students who have taken LEAD 200 may not earn credit for LEAD 300. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 325    Leading Change    3 Hours

Study of processes and skills impacting a leader's ability to implement change, emphasizing the analysis of various existing models to produce sound solutions. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 330    Leadership Ethics and Decision-Making    3 Hours

Study of contemporary ethical and decision-making issues facing leaders; emphasis on examining and analyzing ethical issues for sound leadership solutions. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 395    Contemporary Leadership Issues    3 Hours

Analysis of contemporary issues from a leadership perspective. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 400    Practicum in Leadership    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

A course to assess student's summative knowledge of leadership and provide an opportunity for an opportunity for students to demonstrate how to integrate that knowledge. Note: A minimum of nine hours completed in the major are required for enrollment in course.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 440    Leading Teams    3 Hours

Study of issues impacting team leaders and members; emphasis on examining and analyzing solutions for effective team leadership. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 (may be taken concurrently) or LEAD 300 (may be taken concurrently))

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 450    Leadership in Global Contexts    3 Hours

Study and analysis of cultural impacts on successful leadership in various geographical areas. Focus on cultural theories and models that influence leadership across contexts. Note: Permission of instructor may be required. Colonnade/Statewide General Education Code K-LG

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 (may be taken concurrently) or LEAD 300 (may be taken concurrently)) and 21 hours of Foundations and Explorations Courses, or junior status

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 465    Leadership Coaching    3 Hours

Examination of fundamental leadership coaching skills that improve the adjustment and performance of individuals in an organizational setting. Topics to be covered include: the scope of coaching practice, optimal practitioner characteristics, resiliency training, peer leadership, coaching youth, related organizational dynamics, and coaching interventions and resources. This course also includes an emphasis on experimental learning through coaching practice activities. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

LEAD 475    Leadership Studies Special Topics    3 Hours

Applications of leadership theories and methodologies in selected fields, including the sciences, engineering, urban planning, the arts, public health, education and business, and for study abroad programs. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020

LEAD 498    Independent Study in Organizational Leadership    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Individual research, literature review or professional development project in a specific area of leadership, in close cooperation with supervising faculty. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): (LEAD 200 or LEAD 300)

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; summer 2022