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
|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|
|Organizational Theory and Functions for Leaders||OLEAD 201||Examines the nature of organizations along with its various interconnected functions such as leadership, financial, communications, technology, production, sales, etc.||3 credits|
|Evidence-Based Leadership||OLEAD 210||
Starts by examining different kinds of evidence and analyzing their quality and usefulness; students can then learn how to use that evidence to improve their leadership.
|Communication Skills for Leaders in Groups and Organizations||OLEAD 464/LER 464||
Surveys the theory, research, and practice related to the communication processes by which individuals in groups and organizations exercise influence, whether or not they occupy positions of acknowledged leadership.
|Introduction to Business||BA 100||3 credits|
|Understanding Business Processes for LHR Professionals||LHR 427||
|Emotional, Social, and Cultural Intelligences and the Implications of Leadership||OLEAD 220||3 credits|
|Leadership Across Industries||OLEAD 230||3 credits|
|Leadership Development: A Life-Long Learning Perspective||OLEAD/LHR 409||3 credits|
|Leadership in a Global Context||OLEAD 410||3 credits|
|Women and Leadership||OLEAD 411||3 credits|
|Collective Decision Making||OLEAD/LHR 465||3 credits|
|OLEAD Internship||OLEAD 495||1-12 credits|
|Independent Study||OLEAD 496||1-18 credits|
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