The leadership minor is designed to focus attention in a concentrated way on a key goal of a Susquehanna education: preparing students for a lifetime of leadership in a diverse and changing world. The minor allows students to explore the challenges faced by leaders, both today and in the future.
While pursuing the minor, students will examine the qualities needed to serve as ethically trustworthy and competent leaders in a wide variety of venues, such as business, government, community, and the non-profit sector. To complete the minor students are required to serve in at least one leadership position on campus (e.g. as a resident assistant, a member of the Student Government Association, president of a club, officer of a sorority/fraternity, captain of a sports team, participant in ROTC, etc.).
Minor in Leadership. Students minoring in leadership complete 18 semester hours with grades of C- or higher, including LSHP-502 Leadership Seminar and one course from each of the areas listed below.
Double-counting restriction for interdisciplinary minors: only 2 semester hours of this minor may be double-counted toward the student's major.
PHIL-122 Resolving Moral Conflicts
PHIL-150 Race, Class and Ethics
RELI-102 Applied Biblical Ethics
RELI-107 Faiths and Values
RELI-315 Being Awesome at Life
RELI-318 Confucian Ethics
COMM-191 Interpersonal Communication
COMM-192 Public Speaking
PSYC-101 Principles of Psychology
RELI-316 Doaism, Zen and Authenticity
COMM-194 Intercultural Communication
COMM-221 Corporate Communications
COMM-491 Team Communications
PSYC-230 Social Psychology
Issues in Leadership
COMM-201 Ethics and Leadership
COMM-321 Crisis Management
MGMT-360 Management and Organizational Behavior
PHIL-223 Business Ethics
POLI-131 World Affairs
POLI-133 World Affairs: Statecraft
POLI-325 Political Leadership
SOCI-102 Social Problems
LSHP-502 Leadership Seminar
The leadership seminar is the culminating course in the leadership minor. Students will explore the challenges faced by leaders both today and in the future. They will examine the qualities needed to serve as ethically trustworthy and competent leaders in a wide variety of venues, such as business, government, community, non-profit sector, etc. As part of this course students are required to complete a leadership practicum by serving in at least one leadership position on campus (e.g., as an RA, in SGA, president of a club, officer of a sorority/fraternity, captain of a sports team, participant in ROTC, etc.). Prerequisites: Completion of the four required courses for the leadership minor or completing the last of the required minor courses in the same semester that the student takes LSHP-502. 2 SH.