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Academic Courses

EDAD 1130: Foundations of Leadership

This interactive, 1-hour course is designed to provide a broad overview of fundamental leadership concepts. Students will learn about themselves and others, as they explore a broad range of topics including leadership styles, negotiating conflict, effective communication, and ethics. Through this course students will develop a basic vocabulary about leadership and will have a better sense of their own approach to leadership.

This course is offered every fall and spring semester and is taught by Leadership Center Assistant Director Veronica Guzman.

EDAD 2330: Advanced Theories in Leadership (also part of the Leadership Minor)

This 3-hour course is designed to be an interactive theory-based seminar in which students explore self, our relationship to others and the issues confronting our society in the context of leadership related principles. Registrants of this course, along with the instructors, function as a community of learners and work together to craft and share knowledge about leadership.

This course is offered every fall and spring semesters and is taught by Leadership Center Director Kerri Ressl.

EDAD 4330: Capstone in Leadership Studies

This capstone course focuses on the synthesis of learning and experiences across the prior 15 hours of coursework. Students will design and present their new understandings of leadership and speculate about futures on the horizon. Prerequisite: EDAD 2330.

This course is offered every fall semester and is taught by Leadership Center Associate Director Loretta Pequeno-Griffin.

EDAD 4390: SELected topics in leadership

This 3-hour course is an examination of different topics related to leadership, such as Service in Leadership. This seminar may be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisite: EDAD 2330.

This course is offered every spring semester and is taught by Leadership Center Associate Director Loretta Pequeno-Griffin.


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