2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Leadership Studies (LDRS)

LDRS 1414 - Citizen Leadership (3 credits) 

Language, theories, concepts, and competencies associated with practicing effective leadership and social change and developing intercultural and global awareness.

Pathway Concept Area(s): 3 Reasoning in Social Sciences, 11 Intercultural&Global Aware. 
LDRS 1424 - Citizen Leadership Praxis (3 credits) 

Application of foundational knowledge of leadership, intercultural and global awareness, the social change model, and socially responsible leadership concepts toward a service-learning project.

Prerequisite(s): LDRS 1414 
Pathway Concept Area(s): 3 Reasoning in Social Sciences, 11 Intercultural&Global Aware. 
LDRS 2014 - Principles of Peer Leadership (3 credits) 

Theories and basic principles associated with being a positive influence on fellow students, identification of contemporary college student issues, leadership skills utilized to motivate peers in teamwork-based scenarios, leadership skills associated with human development, ethics, maintaining community, and conflict in decision making. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 credits.

Pathway Concept Area(s): 3 Reasoning in Social Sciences, 11 Intercultural&Global Aware. 
LDRS 2964 - Field Study (1-19 credits) 

May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

LDRS 2974 - Independent Study (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 2984 - Special Study (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 3104 - The Dynamics of Leadership (3 credits) 

This course examines advanced leadership theories and leadership effectiveness in todays organizations.

Prerequisite(s): LDRS 1015 or LDRS 1414 
LDRS 3304 - Elements of Team Leadership (3 credits) 

Develop effectiveness in leading, delegating, and communicating within a team environment. Emphasis on motivation of team members, emotional intelligence, ethical issues, team member dynamics, team management, and effective team processes.

Prerequisite(s): LDRS 1015 or LDRS 1414 
Pathway Concept Area(s): 3 Reasoning in Social Sciences, 10 Ethical Reasoning 
LDRS 3954 - Study Abroad (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 3984 - Special Study (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 4044 - Leadership Studies Capstone (1 credit) 

Culmination of comprehensive knowledge gained about leadership and social change throughout a students undergraduate career. Involves reflection on collegiate leadership experiences and coursework in the leadership and social change minor. Results in student development of an electronic portfolio (i.e., ePortfolio). Pre: Senior standing.

Prerequisite(s): LDRS 1015 or LDRS 1414 
LDRS 4754 - Internship (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 4964 - Field Study (1-19 credits) 

May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

LDRS 4974 - Independent Study (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 4984 - Special Study (1-19 credits) 
LDRS 4994 - Undergraduate Research (1-19 credits) 

Honors

LDRS 4994H - Undergraduate Research (1-19 credits) 

Honors