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. Contact us today to discuss your academic pathway! Blended or Online Schedule Advising Appointment CPSAdvising@uah.edu Phone: 256.824.6673 Chat with CPS Advisor 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) Charger Foundations (General Ed - 41 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. General Electives2 (27-34 Hours) Choose any course at any level, not required to be major-related. 2Up to 34 hours technical credit may be accepted as electives. Interdisciplinary Core (18 Hours) 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 Interdisciplinary Concentration - Leadership Strategies and Dynamics (30 Hours) 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 120 A note about Professional Studies (PRO) courses: PRO 301 is offered either as a hybrid course, meeting one evening each week with the majority of the work being done online, or it can be taken completely online. PRO 310, PRO 320, and PRO 325 are offered completely online. PRO 498 must be taken in the next to last semester before graduation. PRO 499 must be taken in the final, graduating semester. In lieu of a traditional classroom setting, students will schedule weekly progress meetings, either in person or virtually, with the instructor. View/Print Program of Study PDF Leadership Strategies and Dynamics Skills and Careers Skills and Careers Why Leadership Strategies and Dynamics? Our interdisciplinary concentrations prepare students to meet the demands of a competitive and diverse labor market. Check out Career Planning Resources!