Leadership Studies (LEAD) Courses

LEAD 235 Residence Life Seminar
1 hour. An integrative seminar linking residence-life leadership, course work, and group exercises. Examines the educational implications of residence life by giving attention to what causes dissonance in the lives of undergraduates, how community is created, and how leaders function as models on a college campus. Pass/No Pass.
Prerequisite: current member of the residence life staff.

LEAD 260 Leadership Advance I
1 hour. Designed as an introduction to leadership for first and second year students. Required for incoming Miller Scholarship recipients. Delivered in either a weekly class format or through a series of workshops. Students also engage in an outdoor education experience. Possible topics include leadership stlyes and theories, followership, decision making, team building, communication, discovering personal
vocation and identifying spiritual gifts. Pass/No Pass.

LEAD 270 Leadership Advance II
1 hour. Designed as an introduction to student leadership for first and second year students. Required for incoming Miller Scholarship recipients. Students engage in a community service project as well as a capstone project assisting a local organization. May include workshop or class sessions. Pass/No pass.

LEAD 360 Student Leader Development I
1 hour. Provides a common core of leadership knowledge and skill for students in formal roles and
programs on campus (i. e. student government, spiritual life, Act VI scholars, residence life). Focus
on the development of effective and innovative leaders through self-understanding, skill development,
relational competence and service. Possible topics include community building and group dynamics,
emergency response, identifying individual strengths, diversity, decision-making, dealing with conflict
and setting leadership priorities. Fall Semester. Pass/No Pass.

LEAD 370 Student Leader Development II
1 hour. Provides a common core of leadership knowledge and skill for students in formal roles and
programs on campus (i. e. student government, spiritual life, Act VI scholars, residence life). Focus
on the development of effective and innovative leaders through self-understanding, skill development,
relational competence and service. Possible topics include community building and group dynamics,
emergency response, identifying individual strengths, diversity, decision-making, dealing with conflict
and setting leadership priorities. Fall Semester. Pass/No Pass.

LEAD 399 Cross-Cultural Study
3 hours. This course offers in-depth discipline specific cross-cultural study designed to enhance the intercultural emphasis of various academic majors. The course includes class meetings followed by travel to various locations throughout the world. Students will use core disciplinary knowledge to serve, learn and interact with other cultures. (Offered in May Term. Students must meet eligibility requirements.) Additional course fee is required.

LEAD 435 Residence Life Seminar
1 hour. An integrative seminar linking residence-life leadership, course work, and group exercises. Examines the educational implications of residence life by giving attention to what causes dissonance in the lives of undergraduates, how community is created, and how leaders function as models on a college campus. Pass/No Pass.
Prerequisite: current member of the residence life staff.

LEAD 275/475 Leadership Experience
1-3 hours. Designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop their leadership skills through work or volunteer experience. All leadership experience proposals subject to the approval of the leadership studies program directors. Possible placements might include leading a church youth group, directing a social-concern project, managing the campus radio station, or serving as a member of student government. Pass/No Pass.

LEAD 491 Leadership Seminar I
1 hour. Integrative seminar linking leadership practicum, course work, and readings. Topics include servant leadership, transformational leadership, and leadership development. Occasional retreats and other off-campus activities. Pass/No Pass.

LEAD 492 Leadership Seminar II
1 hour. Integrative seminar linking leadership practicum, course work, and readings. Topics include servant leadership, transformational leadership, and leadership development. Occasional retreats and other off-campus activities. Pass/No Pass.

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