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Recommended Courses

Interested in learning more about leadership and service inside the classroom? You may be interested in some of the following courses, in addition to our Leadership and Service Learning Community, Emerging Leaders class, and Senior Leadership Capstone class, you may be interested in the following courses. Check the timetable and undergraduate course catalog for a complete list of offerings.

Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications (ALEC)

ALEC 102 Personal Leadership Development: Study of leadership dynamics as they pertain to personal leadership growth.

Business Administration (BUAD)

BUAD 102 Service-Learning Seminar: Provides framework for participation in service to community.

BUAD 410 Leadership Perspectives: A holistic approach to the development of personal and professional leadership skills. Topics include organizational culture within differing institutional frameworks, models of leadership, individual motivation, mentorship, effective and artful communication, opportunity identification.

MGT 336 Organizational Behavior: Addresses issues of human behavior in organizations. In a traditional sense, managers plan, organize, control, and lead, but they first must be able to identify and solve problems in order to plan, organize, control, and lead effectively.

Child and Family Studies (CFS)

CFS 405 Development of Professional Skills: Development of interpersonal and other professional skills, along with ethical guidelines, needed for working with children, families, and other professionals from diverse backgrounds.

Communication Studies (CMST)

CMST 312 Survey of Interpersonal Communication: Overview of how people interact in a variety of contexts.

CMST 342 Survey of Organizational Communication: Overview of how people in for-profit and nonprofit contexts interact both internally and externally.

CMST 442 Organizational Communication Processes: Theory and practice of how people in organizations interact.

CMST 444 Group Communication: Small-group decision making. Evidence, argumentation, leadership, roles, and norms as they affect critical thinking in groups.

CMST 446 Leadership: Examines theory and practice of leadership trends; focuses on interactive aspects of leading and following.

Cultural Studies in Education (CSE)

CSE 300 Social Justice, Education, and Service-Learning: A study of selected concepts, theories, and policies related to social justice within the American education system.

Education (EDUC)

EDUC 100 Introductory course for students interested in pursuing careers in education. Course is designed to provide students with service-learning experiences in conjunction with school-based placements. Service-learning projects will engage students in the application of new knowledge and skills through projects related to educating youth.

Higher Education Administration (HEAM)

HEAM 200 Student Leadership Development: Designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of emerging student leaders; includes theoretical and experiential content related to leadership role, skill, and effectiveness.

HEAM 455 Seminar in Student Leadership: Designed to develop knowledge and skills in leadership roles for residence halls, student government, student activities, and other student organizations.

Management (MGT)

MGT 201 Introduction to Business Management: Introduction to basic concepts of business, career options in business, and fundamentals of management, leadership, and organizational design.

MGT 300 Organizational Management: Advanced topics in management and organizations, which include theory and practice related to negotiations, innovation and change, individual and group decision-making, and human resource management.

MGT 331 Leadership Skills: Focuses on developing leadership skills. Provides students with self-assessment, developmental exercises, and case studies to prepare them for leadership roles.

Political Science (POLS)

POLS 340 Introduction to Public Administration and Public Policy: Public agencies, their organization, personnel, financial management, and administrative responsibility. The policy-making process and political environment.

Psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 360 Social Psychology: Theories, methods, and findings of research concerning individual behavior in a social context.

PSYC 440 Organizational Psychology: Social-psychological analysis of organizations emphasizing role-theory and systems theory.

Sociology (SOCI)

SOCI 110 Social Problems and Social Justice: Problems of deviance, crime, and victimization, inequalities in exposure to environmental risks, and inequities in power and participatory democracy within the context of social change. Assessment of control strategies and redress of injustices.

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