Apr 13, 2021  
2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2016/Spring 2017) 
2016-2017 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2016/Spring 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership for Social Action Minor

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About the Program:

Leadership for Social Action connects knowledge of the field of leadership studies with practical experience in the service of socially responsible action. This program seeks to educate leaders who understand the larger impact of their decisions and strive to combine personal goals and values with a commitment to the well-being and stewardship of society. Its curriculum is designed to connect knowledge about leadership with practical experience in observing, building, and exercising leadership skills with ongiong opportunities for reflection on values and purpose.

Requirements for the Minor:

22 credits plus non-credit requirements and completion of e-portfolio; no more than 8 credits taken for this minor may be counted towards a major.

I. Gateway Course (4 credits):

III. Community-Based Learning Classes (8 credits):

 Select two Community-Based Learning courses at or above the 200-level in any field.

IV. Internships (4 credits):

 Complete two 2-credit internships with organizations in two of the following three sectors:

  • Non-Profit
  • Government
  • For-Profit

V. Experiential Learning (non-credit):

1. Three leadership skills workshops:

  • Working in Teams
  • From Planning to Action
  • What Works  and How (do you know)

2. Shadow a Leader (8 hours minimum)

3. Documentation and Reflection Assignments for ePortfolio

VI. Capstone (2 credits)

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