Understand Foundational Leadership Theory

Focus on the nature of leadership in a variety of settings and prepare for leadership responsibility in the community and in your selected profession. Coursework will focus on business (emphasis on leadership and management) and social sciences/humanities (emphasis on communications, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and/or sociology).

Courses will provide an educational experience in theories of motivation, leadership styles, organizational and group behavior, professional ethics, communication, theories of cultural difference and multicultural communication, human resources, and/or budgeting.

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Develop Effective Skills in Management and Leadership!

Refine your leadership abilities and learn how to apply them in your chosen professional context:

  • Sharpen oral and written business communication abilities
  • Discover how to apply leadership skills in building and leading diverse teams
  • Analyze approaches to solving complex business problems
  • Develop effective motivational strategies
  • Learn best practices in staffing and employee development
  • Gain in-depth knowledge in professional ethics and standard business practices

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

Leadership Strategies and Dynamics Skills and Careers
Skills and Careers

Why Leadership Strategies and Dynamics?

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