2017-18 Catalog

Publication date June 2017

Leadership Development Minor

(All colleges)

18 credits

  • At least nine credits must be at or above the 300-level 
  • A maximum of three credits are allowed to overlap between general education requirements and the minor.
Core requirements
CST 280Introduction to Communication and Leadership3
CST 380Communicating Leadership3
CST 481Applied Leadership Experience3
Diversity course requirement
Select one of the following courses:3
Intercultural Communication
Diversity and Organizational Communication
Introduction to Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in the Media
Exploring White Privilege
Ethnic and Racial Relations
Multiracial and Multicultural Identities
Women and Diversity in Philosophy
Women and Politics
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Generations and Age in the Social World
Social Stratification
Gender, Sexuality, and Social Change in Religion
Sociology of Gender
Lesbian Studies
Women's Diversity: Race, Class, and Culture
Women and Leadership
Women, Poverty and Public Policy
Women of Color and Autobiography
Emphasis area
Select two courses from one of the emphasis areas below.6
Total Credits18

Areas of emphasis

Select two courses from one of the areas below:

Management and organizational leadership

CST 260Professional Communication3
CST 350Organizational Communication3
CST 355Diversity and Organizational Communication3
CST 365Communication in Teams3
MGT 302Advanced Business Communication: Reports and Presentations3
MGT 308Behavior and Theory in Organizations3
MGT 412Emergent Leadership and Team Development3
MS 102Basic Leadership2
MS 201Individual Leadership Studies2
MS 202Leadership and Teamwork2
PHL 340Ethics in the Workplace3
THA 472Theatre Management3
THA 474Advanced Studies in Arts Administration3

Community and political leadership

POL 201Introduction to Political Science3
POL 301American Presidency3
POL 302Legislative Process3
POL 303Wisconsin Government and Politics3
REC 201Outdoor Adventure Leadership3
REC 301Leadership and Programming in Recreation3
REC 390Principles of Management in Recreation3

Leadership and social justice

CST 332Intercultural Communication3
CST 355Diversity and Organizational Communication3
ERS 253Introduction to Wisconsin Indians3
ERS/SOC 343American Indian Contemporary Issues3
ERS/ANT 362Hmong Americans3
ERS 365Muslims in the United States3
ERS/HIS 40920th Century Civil Rights Movement3
PHL 324Women and Diversity in Philosophy3
POL 205Women and Politics3
SOC/WGS 316Gender, Sexuality, and Social Change in Religion3
SOC/WGS 375Lesbian Studies3
WGS 130Women's Diversity: Race, Class, and Culture3
WGS 225Women and Leadership3
WGS 374Women, Poverty and Public Policy3
WGS 386Women of Color and Autobiography3

Healthcare leadership

CST 260Professional Communication3
CST 354Health Communication3
CST 360Public Relations3
CST 365Communication in Teams3
CST 413Advocacy and Persuasive Campaigns3
REC 201Outdoor Adventure Leadership3
REC 301Leadership and Programming in Recreation3
REC 390Principles of Management in Recreation3

Ethics and leadership

PHL 201Ethical Theory and Practice3
PHL 324Women and Diversity in Philosophy3
PHL 337Social and Political Philosophy3
PHL 338Philosophy of Law3
PHL 339Medical Ethics3
PHL 340Ethics in the Workplace3
PHL 341Environmental Ethics3
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