||Foundations of Leadership Studies
|Introduction to the history and theory of leadership. Survey
of leadership competencies through analysis of leader biographies. LEA
201 is a prerequisite to all other Leadership Institute courses.
||Practices and Tools of Leadership
|The focus is the development of the personal skills required
to ethically follow and lead. Critical thinking and problem-solving approaches
as they relate to ethical leadership will be examined. The responsibilities
and techniques of effective communication will be explored.
||Ethics and Leadership
|Examines the historic development and intellectual foundations
of ethics with focused attention on the moral implications and how they
apply to contemporary leadership issues. Designed to engage the students
in essential questions relating to the study of ethics and its relationship
to the practice of leadership and ethical decision making.
||Leadership in Organizations
|Exploration of group dynamics related to how groups function.
Development of skills required to follow and lead in groups. Examines team-building,
motivation and conflict resolution. Differentiation of leadership roles
in public, private and non-profit organizations.
|400 hours of applied experience in a public service organization
in which the student can meet course objectives. The internship will provide
a firsthand opportunity to understand the responsibilities, challenges
and rewards of committed community service. The student will collaborate
with a faculty advisor during the internship
||Leadership in Context
|Study and analyze ethical leaders and leadership in private
industry, politics, social reform movements and international affairs.
|Topics developed by the student in collaboration with The
William R. Harvey Leadership Institute faculty that address particular
issues in leadership.
||Leadership and Policy
|Analysis of policy development and implementation. Students
will explore the alternatives, responsibilities and the ethical and moral
dimensions of policy making. The course will include practical exercises
on: issue identification and analysis; developing courses of action; developing,
implementing and evaluating policies.
||Senior Leadership Seminar
|Senior capstone course focused on interactive study of current
leadership issues in student's major area of academic study.