Leadership (Minor)

The Minor in Leadership enhances a student's potential for professional development in a number of fields.

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Familiarize yourself with the concepts and practices surrounding leadership. Students minoring in leadership will explore the contemporary theories and complexities of leadership, with a strong emphasis on leadership theory application and practical experience.

Beyond core leadership principles, students have the opportunity to customize this minor by incorporating a variety of studies ranging from organizational behavior, to communication, to ethics, to problem solving, to management. Take a macro view of leadership through political science coursework exploring political philosophy, politics and public policy, and democracy. Or dig deeper into the psychological and social underpinnings of leadership to examine human motivation, the influence of social conditions, and group communication behaviors.

However you shape your Minor in Leadership, it's sure to serve as an asset in any career.

Program Overview

The Minor in Leadership enhances a student's potential for professional development in a number of fields. Students minoring in leadership will explore the contemporary theories and complexities of leadership, with a strong emphasis on leadership theory application and practical experience.

A minimum of 15 credit hours must be completed.

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An advanced education opens up a variety of career opportunities.

Featured Faculty

George Langlois
Executive Director, Center for Research and Service Executive Director, Center for Leadership Studies Executive Director, Leadership Academy Industry Professor of Psychology
Scott Morris
Professor of Psychology Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program Director
Kristina Bauer
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology Assistant Professor of Psychology
Roya Ayman
Professor of Psychology Adjunct Professor, Industrial Technology and Management
Ron Landis
Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology Affiliate Professor, Stuart School of Business Deputy Vice Provost for Research and Academic Affairs