The purpose of the Leadership Minor is to transform how you think about leadership and to develop the skills needed to lead people and organizations in today’s complex global environment. With this minor, you'll supplement the intellectual depth in your chosen fields of study and enhance your contributions within these fields by leveraging leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities in your work.
In addition to the nine (9) required hours listed above, students must complete two electives (6 credits).
Persuasion & Influence Elective
First, students will complete up to 3 credit hours from a list of pre-approved Commerce Communication courses focused on persuasion and influence. These courses include:
COMM 4559/4644 Persuasion & Influence (3 credits)
ENWR 2800 Public Speaking
ENWR 3620 (formerly 2520-005) Writing and Tutoring Across Cultures
ENWR 3900 Career-Based Writing & Rhetoric
Second, students will complete up to 3 credit hours from a list of pre-approved leadership electives offered at the University. Students must meet any prerequisite requirements for elective courses. Preapproved courses include:
ANTH 3275: The Corporation: History, Culture, Capital (3 credits)
COMM 4559 Finance & Society (3 credits)
LPPL 2100: The Resilient Student; Transition, Thriving, and Leadership (3 credits)
Other relevant leadership courses may be eligible as electives if approved by the Leadership Minor Director.
Contact the McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission for more information about how the Leadership Minor might fit with your personal or professional goals.