Catalog 2010-2012

Certificate in Leadership Foundations

The Certificate in Leadership Foundations is an interdisciplinary program that educates students about and for leadership in a democratic society. This certificate provides an overview of diverse leadership theories, concepts, and issues, and assessment of one's leadership styles and abilities. It is open to any student; prior experience in leadership activities is not required. A minor in leadership studies is also available and carries a leadership internship.

Prerequisite for admission: 2.50 GPA or permission of director.

Students who are pursuing the Leadership Studies minor or the Certificate in Leadership Foundations must have an overall GPA in the core courses, including the internship, of 2.50 with no lower than a C in any one course.


Humanities: 680:010; 680:110; 680:188 (2 hrs.) .....8 hours

Electives ......6 hours

two courses from the list approved for the Leadership Studies minor (see page xxx) for a total of 6 hours.

14 hours

*Plans are in progress to consolidate the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the College of Natural Sciences by June 30, 2011.