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Undergraduate Minor in
Organizational Leadership


The 18-credit organizational leadership minor consists of 12 credits of prescribed organizational leadership (OLEAD) courses and 6 credits of supporting and related topic areas, including business administration, communication arts and sciences, criminal justice, economics, history, labor studies and employment relations, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and women's studies.

Course List — Undergraduate Minor in Organizational Leadership

Prescribed Credits (12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Introduction to Leadership OLEAD 100 Emphasizes key leadership concepts and practices based on current theory and research. It is designed to help students to discover the knowledge and skills that are characteristic of effective leaders. 3 credits
Leadership Development: A Lifelong Learning Perspective OLEAD 409 Examines the continuing influence of social and environmental factors in shaping leadership and leadership development. 3 credits
Communication Skills for Leaders in Groups and Organizations OLEAD/LHR 464 Accents theory-and research-based communication skills for leaders dealing with work-related problems in contemporary groups and organizations. 3 credits
Collective Decision-Making OLEAD/LHR 465 Focuses on application of theories of decision-making to work-related issues in groups and organizations requiring collective resolution action. 3 credits
Supporting Courses and Related Areas (6 credits)
Abbreviation Credits
CAS 352, 404, 452, 475 3 credits each
CRIM 100, 113, 482 3 credits each
ECON 102, 104 3 credits each
LHR 100, 201, 400, 434, 435, 460 3 credits each
LHR/HIST 458 3 credits
LER/WS 136 3 credits
MGMT 321 3 credits
PHIL 010, 103, 119 3 credits each
PL SC 001, 490 3 credits each
PSYCH 100, 281, 484, 485 3 credits each
SOC 207, 404, 455, 456 3 credits each


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