Leading individuals and managing resources to achieve a common goal.

Focus is on the nature of leadership in a variety of settings and acquiring an understanding of human behavior in groups, organizations and larger systems. Explore organizational theory and behavior, individual and group dynamics, theories of motivation, leadership styles, ethics, and professional communication.

Develop Effective Skills in Management and Leadership!

Refine your leadership and teamwork skills and apply then in your chosen professional context:

  • Discover how to apply leadership skills in building and leading diverse teams
  • Develop effective motivational strategies
  • Master effective team organizational skills
  • Gain in-depth knowledge in professional ethics and standard business practices

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Bachelor of Arts/Science in Professional Studies

Program of Study — Leadership Strategies and Dynamics Concentration (120 hours)

AGSC Area   Hours
I Freshman Composition 3-6
II1 Fine Arts 3
  Humanities (literature) 3
  Humanities (literature or non-literature) 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts 3
III Mathematics 3-4
  Natural Sciences (lab) 8
IV1 History 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences (non-history) 6
   History/SBS 3
  1Take either 1 EH (Literature) + 2 HY (History) or 2 EH (Literature) + 1 HY (History). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.  
  Choose any course at any level, not required to be major-related.  
  2Up to 34 hours technical credit may be accepted as electives.  
PRO 301 Theories & Practices of Adult Learning (waived w/permission) 7 week term 3
PRO 310 Academic Writing for Professional Studies 7 week term 3
PRO 320 Interdisciplinary Perspectives & Critical Thinking 7 week term 3
PRO 325 Interdisciplinary Research & Applications 7 week term 3
PRO 498 Inquiry & Learning 10 week term 3
PRO 499 Capstone Experience: Research Thesis/Project Full term 3
MGT 301 Managing Organizations 3
MGT 410 Leadership, Personal Dev & Org 3
  Leadership Strategies and Dynamics Concentration 12
  Arts, Humanities & Social Science Related Courses 12-15
Total Degree Requirements

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kellee crawford

Kellee Crawford

Senior Program Coordinator

 Morton Hall 278Q