Minor in Leadership

Interdisciplinary and integrative classes examine leadership from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering an understanding of socially-responsible leadership with an emphasis on community action

Catalog Year: 2021-2022

This minor prepares students for transformative leadership in campus, local, national, and global contexts. Interdisciplinary and integrative classes examine leadership from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering an understanding of socially-responsible leadership with an emphasis on community action. Through the required coursework and experiential learning, students critically examine diverse theories, research, and perspectives on leadership and are encouraged to explore topics such as social change and globalization, creative conflict resolution, the nature of power, oppression and influence, innovation, and systemic leadership. Civic engagement and multicultural competence are viewed as necessary requirements for leadership.

This minor is open to students in all academic programs, schools, and majors.

Faculty

Lennon, McCarron, Owen (director)

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Minor Requirements

Total credits: minimum of 15

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Core Courses

INTS 204 Leadership Theory and Practice 4
INTS 404 Ethics and Leadership 4-6
or MLSC 400& MLSC 402 Leadership and Management
and Leadership and Ethics
INTS 435 Leadership in a Changing Environment 4
Total Credits 12-14

Electives

Select at least one course from the following: 1 3-4
Art as Social Action
Entrepreneurship in the Arts
Conflict Resolution Techniques and Practice
EVPP 361
Introduction to Environmental Policy
Advanced Financial Management
GOVT 430
Comparative Political Leadership
Art as Social Action (Mason Core)
Foundations of Resilience and Well-Being
Global Leadership (Mason Core)
Leadership and Organizational Problem-Solving
IT in the Global Economy
Organizational Development and Management Consulting
Marketing Management
Applied Leadership I
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Ethics
Managing People and Organizations in a Global Economy
Introduction to International Business (Mason Core)
Managing Projects and Operations
Introduction to Business Information Systems
NURS 436
Leadership and Management of Health Care
Leadership and Outdoor Education
Social Psychology (Mason Core)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Social Movements and Political Protest
TOUR 330
Resort Management
Total Credits 3-4