The Minor in Leadership Studies

Admissions to the Minor in Leadership Studies is currently suspended. Please contact the Graduate, International, & Interdisciplinary Studies Office to learn the current status of the program.

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

1 course selected from:

Note: One of the following courses is required and may be used as the prerequisite for CMST 472 and MGMT 447 for students that minor in Leadership Studies only.

CMST 470 Organizational Communication Theories 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CMST 131, CMST 330, CMST 331, CMST 350, and CMST 370 with a grade of C- or higher for CMST majors or by faculty permission for non-majors.
HCSV 330 Management Principles in Health Services 3.0 FA
MGMT 303 Survey of Management 3.0 FS
POLS 462 Organizational Theory 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: POLS 460A or concurrent enrollment.
SOCI 475 Sociology of Organizations 3.0 Inq

6 courses required:

CMST 472 Organizational Leadership and Decision Making 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, CMST 131, CMST 330, CMST 331, CMST 350, and CMST 370 with a grade of C- or higher; CMST 132 for CMST majors or by faculty permission for non-majors.
LDRS 300 Leadership Colloquium 3.0 SP
LDRS 389 Internship in Leadership Studies 1.0 -3.0 FS

Note: LDRS 389 must be taken for 2 units.

LDRS 397 Best Practices Speaker Series/Symposium 1.0 FA
LDRS 400 Capstone Seminar in Leadership 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: CMST 472, LDRS 300, LDRS 389; CMST 470 or HCSV 330 or MGMT 303 or POLS 462. Corequisites: MGMT 447.
MGMT 447 Leadership 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: MGMT 303.

3 units selected from:

In consultation with the Leadership Studies advisor, select one elective course that effectively builds on or complements the courses in the Leadership Studies Minor.