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.
COMM 2600 Leadership across the Disciplines (3 credits)
COMM 4620 Strategic Leadership (3 credits)
COMM 4881 Leadership Practicum (3 credits)
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)
COMM 4641 Public Speaking & Persuasion (3 credits)
COMM 4643 Advanced Business Speaking (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:
COMM 3200 Project & Product Management (3 credits)
COMM 4559 Finance & Society (3 credits)
COMM 4821 Managing Sustainable Development (3 credits)
EDHS 2891 Issues Facing Adolescent Girls (4 credits)
EDHS 3250 Professional Development and Team Dynamics (3 credits)
LPPL 3450 Resilient Leadership for Teams and Teammates (3 credits)
LPPS 7085 Modern Techniques in Finance (3 credits)
RELG 3485 Moral Leadership (3 credits)
Other relevant leadership courses may be eligible as electives if approved by the Leadership Minor Director.