Leadership Studies Minor, UG

for the Undergraduate Minor in Leadership Studies

program website: Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications Program

department faculty: Faculty

minor email: jsmist@illinois.edu

overview of leadership minor admissions & requirements: Leadership Minor Website

college website: College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences 

The minor in Leadership Studies provides instruction in leadership theories and their applications and is open to all undergraduate students who have a minimum 2.0 GPA. The minor requires a total of seventeen or eighteen semester hours: nine hours of required foundation courses, five to six hours of elective context courses, and three hours in a capstone course. Students within the Organizational Community Leadership concentration of the ALEC major are unable to add this minor.

To declare the Leadership Studies Minor, students need to complete the online Minor Declaration Form

LEAD 260Foundations of Leadership3
LEAD 380Leadership in Groups and Teams3
PSYC 245Industrial Org Psych3
LEAD 460Critical Approaches to Leadership Practice3
or LEAD 480 Collaborative Leadership
Two(2) electives from:5-6
Food and Agribusiness Mgt
Ag Policy & Leadership
International Experience (Leadership Experience to Rome)
Leading People and Effective Communication I
Leading People and Effective Communication II
Leadership Communications
Leadership Ethics & Society: Addressing Contemporary Challenges
Critical Approaches to Leadership Practice (If not used for capstone requirement )
Collaborative Leadership (If not used for capstone requirement )
Civic Engagement in Wellness
ANSC Leaders & Entrepreneurs
Mgmt and Organizational Beh
Leading Individuals and Teams
Leading Negotiations
Strategies of Persuasion
Leadership in Health
Journalism Ethics & Diversity
Coaching Strategies
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Ethics
Phil of Law and of the State
The US Presidency
Organizational Psych
Leadership in Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Emotional Intelligence Skills
Social Entre & Social Change
Total Hours17-18