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Leadership

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 with grades of C- or higher 18 semester hours, including LSHP-502 Leadership Seminar and one course from each of the following areas:

Ethics

PHIL-122 Resolving Moral Conflicts

PHIL-125 Justice

PHIL-150 Race, Class and Ethics

RELI-102 Applied Biblical Ethics

RELI-107 Faiths and Values


Personal Interactions

COMM-191 Interpersonal Communication

COMM-192 Public Speaking

PSYC-101 Principles of Psychology


Group Dynamics

COMM-194 Intercultural Communication

COMM-221 Corporate Communications

COMM-491 Team Communications

PSYC-230 Social Psychology

PSYC-245 Personality


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.

Jeff Whitman, Ph.D.

Department: Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy

Emailwhitman@susqu.edu
Phone570-372-4168