Courses and Curriculum

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Leadership Minor

Students work with the CTLL to complete an interdisciplinary minor that promotes critical skills for a successful career.


Additional Courses

HD 205 [COMM] Developing Effective Communication and Life Skills (4 credits)

Students engage in and learn Mindful Emotional and Social Intelligence (MESI) skills to communicate effectively and better navigate all aspects of life.

HD 315 Leadership Theories and Practice (3 credits)

Students explore and critically evaluate leadership theories and their practical application, encounter leadership models from different disciplines, cultures, and periods of history, recognize leadership in a wide range of environments, and apply their learning through developing theoretically based leadership plans.

HD 370 Introduction to Mindfulness (3 credits)

Students engage in mindfulness practices and learn the history, theory, and emerging science on the effects of mindfulness on mental and physical health and wellbeing.

HD 415 [CAPS] Peak Experiences in Leadership (3 credits)

Students learn about and engage in leadership and make a difference in their communities through service-learning in partnership with local community-based organizations.

HD 416 Leading Change (3 credits)

Students examine interdisciplinary approaches to change at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels and engage in change efforts through personal transformative practices, service-learning in their communities, and photovoice projects.

HD 505 Developing Effective Leadership Skills for Graduate Students (2 credits)

Graduate students learn transferable leadership skills that support all disciplines and areas of focus.