Minor in Leadership Studies

A minor in Leadership Studies is interdisciplinary and requires 21 hours, including courses from the following departments Communication Studies, Management, Agriculture, Philosophy, Aerospace Studies, Psychology, and Health Administration. The three required core courses are COMM 2315, COMM 4347, and PHIL 3322. In addition, students select two courses (6 hours) which emphasize leadership skill development and two courses (6 hours) which provide a theoretical or conceptual approach to leadership. All students in this minor will be advised by the Department of Communication Studies. Students entering the program will be contacted by the department and will be required to see an advisor before selecting elective courses.

Core Courses
COMM 3330Nonverbal Communication3
COMM 4347Leadership and Communication3
PHIL 3322Professional Ethics3
Skill Development
Select two of the following:6
Argumentation and Debate
Small Group Communication
Public Speaking
Communication and Conflict Management
Professional Communication
Communication Training and Human Resource Development
Communication Internship
Business Communication
Theoretical Concepts or Approaches
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Organizational Rhetoric
Communication Internship
Ethics in the Health Professions
Supervisory Management for Healthcare Managers
Social Psychology
Industrial Psychology
Management of Organizations
Leadership and Management I
Leadership and Management II
Total Hours21

If a student elects a minor in Leadership Studies, no COMM or other course from the listed discipline may count both for a major and a minor.