Leadership Minor (Lead)
The minor in leadership offers both theoretical and experiential components, provides indepth instruction on desired qualities of leaders and on the application of such qualities, and provides the courses and experiences necessary for UND graduates to serve as leaders in their community and professions. For further information, contact Dr. Duane Helleloid, Department of Management (phone: 777-3990; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Total requirement for the minor is 20 credits, including the following required courses (13 credits):
|LEAD 101||Learning Leadership||3|
|COMM 212||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|LEAD 400||Advanced Leadership||4|
|Select one of the following (Ethics):||3|
|Ethics in Engineering and Science|
|Ethics in Health Care|
|Ethics in Business and Public Administration|
To be chosen in consultation with the minor advisor from courses that have significant leadership components and are educationally appropriate to meet the goals of the student and the program.
LEAD 101. Learning Leadership. 3 Credits.
An introduction to leadership as a discipline including the theories of leadership, the role of leadership in history and today's society, communication and interaction with diverse individuals and groups, basic network-building concepts and assessment of application of leadership theory and skills. F,S.
LEAD 395. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.
Topics will vary. Course will offer specialized knowledge in a specific area related to leadership. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. On demand.
LEAD 400. Advanced Leadership. 4 Credits.
An in-depth analysis of the applications of leadership skills in a variety of contexts, including an experiential analysis of self (and others) as a leader within context. Students will demonstrate creative and critical thinking about leadership, communicate effectively in oral and written format, and apply networking concepts and leadership skills in an applied setting. Prerequisites: LEAD 101, completion of one ethics course, and enrollment in the minor. S.
LEAD 494. Readings in Leadership. 1-4 Credits.
Selected readings in leadership developed individually for each student. Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor. Must be enrolled in the Leadership minor. F,S,SS.
LEAD 497. Internship in Leadership. 1-4 Credits.
Guided, practical experience in leadership with selected organizations. Instructor, working with others in the organization, will work to help mentor students in developing their leadership skills. Prerequisites: Must be enrolled in the leadership minor; requires consent of instructor. F,S,SS.