Leadership Minor

The leadership minor is designed for students who seek a basic exposure to and understanding of leadership. Graduates obtain an enhanced perspective that can be valuable to a wide variety of accompanying majors.

Unique Features

Courses in the leadership minor focus on perspectives and theories in leadership, and how leadership impacts organizations. An emphasis is required allowing students to select an area of interest which complements his/her goals and career plans.

Our Graduates

The leadership minor offers a valuable perspective that can be paired with any undergraduate major. 

Courses

Required Courses (10 Courses, 18 Units)

  • LEAD-120 Perspectives in Leadership (1)
  • LEAD-200 Theories of Leadership (3)
  • BUS-365 Business Ethics (3)
  • MGT-352 Organizational Communication (3)
  • MGT-355 Organizational Behavior (3)

Field Experience

  • LEAD-476 Internship (1-3)

Select one of the following emphases:

Business Emphasis

Required Courses

Choose, at minimum, two classes:

  • FIN-455 Personal Finance (3)
  • INTB-460 International Finance and Economics (3)
  • INTB-370 International Business (3)
  • MGT-360 Human Resource Management (3)
  • MKT-300 Principles of Marketing (3)

Christian Ministries Emphasis

Required Courses

Choose, at minimum, two classes:

  • MIN-357 Christian Leadership and Administration (4)
  • MIN-360 The Church in an Urban World (3)
  • MIN-379 Spiritual Formation (3)
  • MIN-383 Introduction to Youth Ministries (3)

Civic Engagement Emphasis

Required Courses

Choose, at minimum, two classes:

  • COM-368/HIST-368 Ancient and Medieval Rhetoric (3)
  • FIN-452 Public Finance (3)
  • PS-120 American Politics and Society (4)
  • PS-371 American Law and Legal System (3)
  • PS-375 Criminal Justice in America (4)
  • PS-380 Social Problems and Public Policy (4)
  • PS-385 Urban Society and the Welfare State (4)
  • PS-390 Religion and Politics in America (3)

Communication and Conflict Studies Emphasis

Required Courses

  • COM-420 Conflict Management and Resolution (3)

Choose one of the following:

  • COM-368/HIST-368 Ancient and Medieval Rhetoric (3)
  • COM-400 Intercultural Communication (3)
  • COM-430 Group Dynamics and Leadership (3)
  • COM-450 Communication Theory (3)

Global Engagement Emphasis

Required Courses

Choose one of the following:

  • INTB-370 International Business (3)
  • INTB-460 International Finance and Economics (3)

Choose one of the following:

  • PS-400 World Politics and Society (4)
  • PS-420 International Politics and Organizations (3)
  • PS-425 Global Economics and Sustainable Development (3)
  • PS-430 America in a Global Community (4)
  • SOC-300 Cultural Anthropology (3)

Social Relations Emphasis

Required Courses

Choose, at minimum, two classes:

  • COM-368/HIST-368 Ancient and Medieval Rhetoric (3)
  • THEO-447 Theologies of the Human Person (3)
  • SOC-350 Marriage and Family (3)
  • SOC-440 Lifecourse Development (3)
  • SW-410 Working with Groups (3)