Leadership Studies (LD ST)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.


Designed for emerging student leaders. Basic leadership skills covering strengths identification, personal skills development, goal achievement, values-based behaviors and mission statement development.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.


Theory and practice of effective leadership in a campus and community context. Study of effective leadership models and leadership in complex systems. Expectation of engagement in campus activities and community organizations. Assessed service-learning component.

Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Independent study in Leadership Studies. No more than 6 credits of LD ST 290 or LD ST 490 may count toward graduation.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection in leadership theory. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection in leadership theory. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection in leadership theory with a U.S. Diversity focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection in leadership theory with an International Perspectives focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Special projects for the Leadership Studies Program.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Sophomore classification
Develop and practice leadership skills through understanding personal leadership styles, leadership theory and communication theory, including how they relate to gender issues and cultural diversity. Explore personality types, communication styles and leadership styles; set goals; and participate in leadership opportunities and service.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(Cross-listed with WGS). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Sophomore classification
Examination of historical and contemporary barriers to and opportunities for women's leadership in a variety of contexts, including professions and public service. Theories of women's leadership, gender differences in leadership styles, and perceptions and expectations about women's leadership. Multiple perspectives of women's leadership highlighted through lectures, readings, videos, guest speakers and group work.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. Alt. F., offered irregularly.Alt. S., offered irregularly.Alt. SS., offered irregularly.

Prereq: None
Seminar on special topics, research and theory in leadership studies. Students must register for a different topic each time. Not open to first-year students.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: LD ST 322
Critical analysis of leadership theory to inform practice, with emphasis on ethical leadership, research, and the alignment of personal and organizational values.

(Cross-listed with WGS). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Research on women and leadership in selected content areas (e.g., business, education, politics and public service, and popular culture). Following an overview of quantitative and qualitative methods and critical analyses of journal articles on women and leadership, students work individually or in groups in selected content areas to write and present papers.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.Alt. SS., offered irregularly.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor.
Independent study for the Leadership Studies Program. No more than 6 credits of LD ST 490 may count toward graduation.