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Brain Leadership Studies Courses

LDR

125

LEADING DIVERSITY

Three credit hours

This class introduces controversial issues, competing theories, and policy implications of diversity in leadership. It examines how culture, socialization, and social institutions construct diversity as well as how to manage or lead a diverse workforce. Students will learn to apply course construct through hands-on, interactive exercises.

LDR

201

INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP STUDIES

Three credit hours

Timeless leadership questions are examined using an interdisciplinary perspective. Emphasis is placed on using leadership theory to inform practice. This course includes a service learning component.

LDR

202D

CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS IN LEADERSHIP

Three credit hours

This course combines the nature and exercise of leadership as it relates to contemporary societal issues. Students will learn the context and history of these issues; the prospects and limits of doing something about them; and exercise leadership through a service project.

LDR

463

CAPSTONE: IMPLEMENTING CITIZEN LEADERSHIP

Three credit hours

The capstone seminar is the integrating experience for the Leadership minor. Students will work with community agencies or organizations to develop a proposal to affect change. Proposal development will include an extensive literature review pertinent to the identified problem. Final stages include proposal implementation and presentation.

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