Program Director: Sherianne Shuler
Program Office: Hitchcock Communication Arts Building, Room 307

The interdisciplinary minor in Leadership is designed to introduce students to academic theories of leadership, encourage reflection on how Jesuit values ground leadership practice, and provide opportunities for them to apply what they learn to their leadership experiences in student organizations and/or employment contexts. 

Leadership minor requirements (18 credits):

LDR 220Ignatian Leadership: Ethics and Reflection3
COM 320Leadership: Theories, Styles, And Skills3
LDR 420Experiential Leadership3
Choose 3 credits from the following:3
Managerial Communication
Language, Culture, And The Individual
Persuasion
Rhetoric and Public Culture
Organizational Communication Theories
Interpersonal Communication
Small Group Communication
Family Communication
Health Communication
Gender Communication
Dialogue and Deliberation
Cultural Communication
Communicating Health Narratives
Environmental Communication
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Communication
Gender, Work, and Organizing
Communication Consulting
Discourse of the American Family
Communication in Close Relationships
The Dark Side of Personal Relationships
Resistance, Performance, and Rhetoric
Perspectives on Work-Life Balance, Wellness and Justice
Communication and Theology
Rhetoric Dimensions of Persuasion and Social Movements
Visual Construction of Modern Culture
Special Topics In Communication Studies
Choose 6 credits from the following: 6
Management of Arts Organizations
Organizational Communication Theories
Interpersonal Communication
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Communication
Gender, Work, and Organizing
Residence Halls Advising
Perspectives on Work-Life Balance, Wellness and Justice
Contemporary Composition:Cortina Composition
Leadership and Composition
Managing The Public And Non-Profit Sectors
Public Policy And Health Care
Seminar in Healthcare Administration: Healthcare Planning and Marketing
Service Excellence and Human Resources in Healthcare
Seminar in Healthcare Management
Waging Peace in the Twentieth Century
(SAM): Organizational Rhetoric
Cortina Seminar
Advanced Cortina Seminar
Managerial Process And Organizational Behavior
Advanced Organizational Behavior
Personal/Human Resources Management
International Management
Leadership for Care Management
Transition to Professional Nursing
Policy and Advocacy in Health Care
Philosophical Ethics: Cortina Community
American Presidency
Campaigns and Elections
Congress And The Legislative Process
Managing The Public And Non-Profit Sectors
Industrial Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Group Dynamics
Practice II: Social Work with Groups
Practice III: Advocacy, Injustice, Oppression and Ethical Decision-making
The Biblical Tradition: Social Justice in the Old Testament
Total Credits18