Minor in Leadership

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus and online.

The leadership minor will develop students who communicate effectively, are creative, and have the interpersonal and organizational skills to excel in the complex organizations of a global society. The goals of the leadership minor program are as follows:
  • To assist students in the development of skills needed to lead and communicate effectively in a global society.
  • To provide a historical overview of leadership perspectives and theory development while discovering the importance of leadership studies.
  • To provide a forum for student self-assessment of their leadership knowledge, skills and practice.
  • To explore the influence that personal values have in the leadership process and to develop a framework for ethical conduct.

  • 18 hours, 2.0 Cumulative GPA


Parkville, 16-Week   Online 8-Week Accelerated

Minor Requirements

Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Core Curriculum 12
CA 233 Introduction to Leadership 3
CA 235 Multicultural Communication 3
CA 490 Professional Learning Experience, Section F: Leadership 3
CA 492 Capstone: Organizational Leadership 3
Electives* (Choose two of the following, not from the same discipline.) 6
CA 475
Case Studies in Communication Leadership 3
HR 310 Leadership and Team Building 3
PA 333 Public Management and Leadership 3
PC 321 Interpersonal Conflict Resolution 3
PS 341 Positive Psychology 3
PS 301 Social Psychology 3
*Other courses might be allowed as electives with approval from the advisor and department. 3
Total Hours 18