When you enter the “real world,” you’ll be expected to lead people, whether at your job or in your community. So, you need to know how to motivate them, in small groups and/or in large. This minor will help you understand the theoretical and practical aspects of leadership.

Career Path

  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Student Affairs
  • Government employment
  • Business careers

What You'll Study


These are just a few of the take-aways you'll get with this minor: 

  • Skills that can be used in the "real world"
  • An understanding of leadership from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Leadership concepts applicable in a variety of settings


You'll take six courses plus a practicum to complete this minor.

Four of those courses will be:

  • Foundations of Leadership Studies
  • Leadership and Service
  • Leaders and Leadership
  • Political Leadership

Working closely with the Director of the Leadership Studies Program, you'll choose the remaining two courses.

See All Leadership Studies Courses