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 420 Experiential Leadership3
Choose 3 credits from the following:3
Communication Research Methods
Intermediate Forensics
Mass Media and Modern Culture
Managerial Communication
Studies in Argumentation and Debate
Language, Culture, And The Individual
Rhetoric and Public Culture
Organizational Communication Theories
Interpersonal Communication
Small Group Communication
Family Communication
History And Criticism Of Cinema
Health Communication
Junior Varsity Debate And Forensics
Gender Communication
Deliberation on Sustainability
Cultural Communication
Special Methods In Teaching Secondary School Speech
Communicating Health Narratives
Environmental Communication
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Communication
Gender, Work, and Organizing
Communication Consulting
Seminar in Film Studies
Discourse of the American Family
Communication in Close Relationships
The Dark Side of Personal Relationships
Resistance, Performance, and Rhetoric
Gendered Health Across the Lifespan
Perspectives on Work-Life Balance, Wellness and Justice
Communication and Theology
Rhetoric Dimensions of Persuasion and Social Movements
Personal and Spiritual Dimensions of Leadership
Visual Construction of Modern Culture
Communication and Community
Directed Independent Readings In Communication
Directed Independent Study in Communication
Special Topics In Communication Studies
Communication Internship and Professional Development
Senior Research in Communication Studies
Directed Independent Research - Special
Varsity Debate and Forensics
Choose 6 credits from the following: 6
Contemporary Composition:Cortina Composition
Philosophical Ethics: Cortina Community
Cortina Seminar
Advanced Cortina Seminar
Organizational Communication Theories
Interpersonal Communication
Gender Communication
Residence Halls Advising
Managerial Process And Organizational Behavior
Personal/Human Resources Management
International Management
Total Credits18