2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Leadership Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Kimberly Gustafson, Instructor
Department of Consumer Sciences
Wagner Hall 409
605-688-4684

Program Information

The undergraduate leadership minor is an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional program that allows students to explore and experience multiple frameworks of leadership. The minor prepares students for real-life leadership experiences, both on-campus and in larger global communities. Leadership development will relate to student aspirations as they transition from the on-campus extracurricular services to professions, communities, and public and private organizations. By completing the minor, students will acquire skills and abilities to serve as competent leaders as they transition to life after graduation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates with a minor in Leadership will:

  • Apply the knowledge of fundamental nonprofit management terms, theories, and skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective member of a team.
  • Demonstrate respect and understanding towards diverse cultures and beliefs of individuals and communities.
  • Explain the importance of and show evidence of ethical and professional behaviors.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate projects for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills to appropriate audiences.

Course Delivery Format

The on-campus program involves lecture, discussion, group work, and applied learning experiences.

Electives


Select one course from each competency. Credits: 6

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