Introduces students to the critical need for and approaches to the practice of creative and effective leadership. Premised on the idea that the potential for leadership is present in all of us. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: ideals and values.
Explores various practices and traditions that lead to a balanced, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual life critical to the practice of effective leadership. May be repeated up to 3 total credit hours.
Studies multilevel issues that originate in organizational settings but carry community and global implications. Encourages students to fully explore the complexity and interrelatedness of issues with a special emphasis on leadership and ethical implications. Same as PRLC 2820.
Focuses on leadership theories and skills necessary for effectiveness in multicultural settings. Students gain understanding of traditional and culturally diverse approaches to leadership and change through comparative analyses of western and non-western theories and practices. Same as ETHN 3201 and INVS 3100. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
Critical thinking is fundamental to leadership competency. Leaders must have skill at making judgments and collecting information from a variety of sources and on topics in which they have limited expertise. Students read, discuss, and write critical evaluations of contemporary leadership theory from an ethical, military, community building, and business perspective. Prereq., a minimum of 10 credit hours towards the Leadership Certificate completed.
Develops students' expertise as community leaders working for a just and sustainable world. Under the supervision of an instructor and a community advisor, students learn organizational and leadership skills by designing, implementing and evaluating a community-based project. First-hand experience provides students with a deepened understanding of the complex issues facing humanity, and competence with solution-based strategies. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. INVS 4932 and LDSP 4932 are the same course.