LEAD Leadership

LEAD   1000   Self-Leadership

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Character is shaped by personal core values. Effective leaders understand their values and live and lead from those values. In this course, you will explore and develop your core values as you begin your leadership journey. Then, you will learn to rely on your core values to guide your decision-making as you develop your personal leadership style and your skills as a leader.

LEAD   2000   Collaborative Leadership

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

From a foundation of group dynamics, students will explore team roles, active followership, conflict resolution, and communication. The focal concept for the course will be team building and team leadership.

LEAD   2031   Principles of Leadership

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Principles of Leadership course will prepare students for leadership roles in the community and in their professions. The course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and foundation in Leadership necessary to be effective in a variety of settings. Students will develop an understanding of the components that make leadership successful. Students will gain both the theoretical and practical skills necessary for success in both their personal and professional lives. It is intended for students who are interested in gaining a foundation in leadership studies and extended coursework in applied aspects of Leadership.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   1101 or WRIT   1101.

Cross Listing(s): LEAD   2031S.

LEAD   2031S   Principles of Leadership

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Principles of Leadership course will prepare students for leadership roles in the community and in their professions. The course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and foundation in Leadership necessary to be effective in a variety of settings. Students will develop an understanding of the components that make leadership successful. Students will gain both the theoretical and practical skills necessary for success in both their personal and professional lives. It is intended for students who are interested in gaining a foundation in leadership studies and extended coursework in applied aspects of Leadership.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   1101 or WRIT   1101.

Cross Listing(s): LEAD   2031.

LEAD   2100   Lead through Serivce-Learning

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will utilize a variety of readings and other media to explore concepts of service and best practices in service-learning in preparation for leadership as a service-learning facilitator.

LEAD   3000   Community Leadership

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Building on the foundations established in their studies of self and collaborative leadership, students will expand their understanding of leadership into the context leading change. Topics considered will include the role of reflection in leadership, the importance of understanding organizational culture in affecting change, and effective models & methods for leading and sustaining change.

LEAD   3500   Leadership in the Workplace

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will become aware of and develop their emotional intelligence skill sets. Each participant will receive a personalized curriculum of activities to guide the practice and development of emotional intelligence. Topics considered will self-perception, self-expression, development of empathy and social responsibility, decision making, and stress management. All students must participate in an internship experience at the time of the seminar and registration for the course is contingent on instructor approval.

LEAD   3900   ResEd Leadership Development

0 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will learn about the three primary leadership skill areas for serving as an effective Community Leader: peer helping skills (active listening, mediation, conflict management), multicultural competence and building inclusive communities.

LEAD   4131   The Practice of Leadership

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines modern theoretical frameworks of leadership and helps students to develop practical competencies for use in navigating leadership opportunities and challenges. The cornerstone of the course will be a semester-long experiential group project in which students will combine their leadership learning and disciplinary expertise to address a leadership challenge in the local community with a focus on increasing their capacity to exercise leadership.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in LEAD   2031.