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LEA100 - Introduction to Leadership Studies
This is an introduction to leadership course. This includes an analysis of the definition of leadership with an emphasis on the verb Influence, characteristics and values of successful leaders, and the ways in which leadership can exert itself. In addition to exploring examples of leadership in wide variety of settings, students will engage inn interactive exercises aimed at developing and understanding their personal leadership styles.
LEA397 - Internship in Leadership Studies
Students will be placed with leaders off campus. They will integrate what they have been studying with the duties and responsibilities assigned to them by leaders in various fields as well as an academic supervisor.
LEA399 - Selected Topics in Leadership
This course is a focused examination of historical or emerging issues in leadership, dynamic problems, current research and issues on the study and practice of leadership from an interdisciplinary perspective. The topic, which varies each time the course is offered, may include the study of African American leadership, Latino leadership, European and Asian leadership, women in leadership, presidential leadership, world political leaders, corporate leadership or military leadership. Prerequisites: LEA100 and Junior or Senior Standing
LEA400 - Capstone Seminar in Leadership Studies
This seminar involves the use of case studies assigned for group discussion, formal presentation, analysis, and resolution. Class sessions involve the application of interactive exercises, using simulations, role-playing and decision-making scenarios. Guest speakers, drawn from a variety of disciplines will be used as additional resources. In addition to exploring examples of leadership in a wide variety of settings, students will engage in interactive exercises aimed at developing and understanding their personal leadership styles, theoretical concepts, and developing the leadership in others.