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Leadership Minor

Description

The largest minor on campus, all undergraduate students are eligible to add a Leadership minor to their major. The minor is a total of 18 credits. This minor is a perfect complement to any field of study at the University.

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    Requirements for the Minor - 18 credits

    Requirements
    • First LEAD 2000 / PYC 2620 - Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community (3 credits)
    • Then one course from approved list in each area below:
      • Individual Leadership Skills (3 credits)
      • Group Skills (3 credits)
      • Organizational Mgmt. & HR Skills (3 credits)
      • Community Engagement Skills (3 credits)
    • Final LEAD 4000 / PYC 4620 - Leadership Capstone (3 credits)
    Program Requirements

    Introductory Course

    • LEAD 2000/PYC 2620 - Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community (3 credits)
    • Students choose one course from each of the four Leadership Skills areas below: (12 credits)
    • Three of the six courses used for the minor must be at 3000 or above.

    1. Individual Leadership Skills

    • self awareness
    • character and integrity
    • ethics and values
    • CAS 2000 Catholicism: Spirit & Methods* (3 credits)
    • CAS 3530 Dynamics of Spiritual Growth* (3 credits)
    • CST 3000 Mass Media Ethics (3 credits)
    • ENGR 1000 Ethics and Politics of Engineering* (2 credits)
    • ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics* (3 credits)
    • ETH 3680 Catholic Health Care Ethics* (3 credits)
    • PHL 2010 Foundations of Ethics* (3 credits)
    • RELS 2000 Catholicism: Spirit and Methods* (3 credits)
    • RELS 3570 Spiritual Autobiographies* (3 credits)
    • RELS 4340 Christian Ethics* (3 credits)

    *Courses that may satisfy core University objectives

    2. Group Skills

    • communication
    • team building
    • developing relationships
    • CIVE 4820 Civil Engineering Senior Design Project (3 credits)
    • CJS 4160 Gangs and Juvenile Delinquent Groups (3 credits)
    • CSSE 4951 Senior Design Project 1 (3 credits)
    • CST 2040 Interpersonal Communications (3 credits)
    • CST 3040 Small Group Communication (3 credits)
    • ELEE 4011 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Senior Capstone Design I (2 credits) AND ELEE 4012 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Senior Capstone Design I Laboratory (1 credit)
    • ENL 2750 Diverse Voices in Literature (3 credits)
    • MENG 4950 Prototype Design II (3 credits)
    • MTH 3060 Mathematical Thinking (3 credits)
    • PYC 2600 Social Psychology* (3 credits)
    • PYC 2650 Psychology of Environment (3 credits)
    • PYC 3330 Human Relationships and Parenting (3 credits)
    • PYC 3540 Sex Differences and Sex Roles* (3 credits)
    • PYC 4400 Cross-Cultural Socialization* (3 credits)
    • PYC 4890 Group Dynamics (3 credits)

    *Courses that may satisfy core University objectives

    3. Organizational Management and Human Relations Skills

    • organizational management
    • project management
    • human relations
    • public relations
    • BUS 3110 Organizational Design and Structure (3 credits)
    • BUS 3180 Leadership and Teams with Diverse Peoples (3 credits)
    • CIVE 4850 Project Management and Costing (3 credits)
    • CJS 2500 Introduction to Police Administration (3 credits)
    • CSSE 4570 Software Project Management (3 credits)
    • CST 2400 Principles of Public Relations (3 credits)
    • CST 4070 Professional Seminar: Public Relations and Advertising (see advisor, not all seminar topics may apply) (3 credits)
    • ENGR 3110 Professional Practice of Engineering (2 credits)
    • ENT 3000 Interdisciplinary Design Entrepreneurship and Service (3 credits)
    • HIM 4600 Global Leadership and Strategic Planning for Health Professionals (3 credits)
    • HSA 3010 Overview of the U.S. Health Care System (3 credits)
    • HSA 3200 Health Services Planning and Marketing (3 credits)
    • HSA 3585 Health Services Organization Management (3 credits)
    • NUR 4600 Nursing Leadership (2 credits)
    • POL 3200 Public Administration* (3 credits)
    • PYC 3700 Industrial and Organizational Psychology* (3 credits)

    *Courses that may satisfy core University objectives

    4. Community Engagement Skills

    • social change
    • social justice
    • partnerships for the common good
    • mission and vision in broad context
    • AAS 2000 Critical Perspectives in African-American Studies (3 credits) / SOC 2120 Black America Social Relations and Social Institutions* (3 credits)
    • ARCH 2100 Architectural Design V (5 credits)
    • ARCH 2200 Architectural History and Theory II (3 credits)
    • ARCH 3100 Public Interest Design Studio (5 credits)
    • ARCH 3300 Study Abroad Studio (6 credits)
    • BIO 4990 Biology and Social Issues (1 to 3 credits)
    • BUS 3190 Ethics, Business Leadership, and Social Responsibility (3 credits)
    • CHM 4740 Recent Advances in Biochemistry (3 credits)
    • CJS 1310 Introduction to Corrections (3 credits)
    • CJS 4510 Criminology and Penology (3 credits)
    • CST 4070 Professional Seminar: Public Relations and Advertising (see advisor, not all seminar topics may apply) (3 credits)
    • EDU 4400 School and Society* (3 credits)
    • ETH 3590 Ethics and Public Policy (3 credits)
    • HSA 3100 Health Care Law and Regulations (3 credits)
    • HSA 3300 Health in the Community (3 credits)
    • NUR 4300 Community Health Nursing (3 credits)
    • NUR 4755 Professional Practice from a Mercy and Jesuit Perspective (3 credits)
    • PHL 3560 Peace and Social Justice* (3 credits)
    • POL 2600 Introduction to Comparative Politics* (3 credits)
    • POL 3100 Women and Politics* (3 credits)
    • POL 3460 Civil Liberties and Equality* (3 credits)
    • RELS 3470 Catholic Social Thought* (3 credits)
    • RELS 3480 Justice: Contemporary Issues and Theories* (3 credits)
    • SWK 2100 Social Welfare and Social Justice* (3 credits)
    • WGS 2000 Gender, Sex, and Justice* (3 credits)

    *Courses that may satisfy core University objectives

    Final Course

Program Contact Information

Donald DiPaolo, Ph.D.

Leadership Minor Coordinator

Reno Hall, Room 201
McNichols Campus

Text: 734-502-0224
Email: don.dipaolo@udmercy.edu

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