Minor in Leadership Studies

The Minor in Leadership Studies is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of leadership theory, skills, and experience through a rigorous and multi-disciplinary program of study. Students will complete the program by applying their knowledge and skills through a project based experiential learning course. The minor is currently comprised of three tracks – Business, Global Engineering Leadership & Public Policy, offered through the Institute for Leadership & Entrepreneurship at the Scheller College of Business, the College of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Students apply for one of the three tracks, and upon acceptance, enter the program to begin a prescribed 15 credit hour course of study (Business / Public Policy) or 18 credit hour course of study (Global Engineering Leadership) while satisfying requirements for a bachelor's degree in their major.

 

Rebecca Yoo + Aaron Bivins - Experience in Bolivia‚Äč

Rebecca Yoo, a senior, is studying Civil Engineering with a focus in Environmental Systems. Aaron Bivens is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on drinking water quality. Two years ago, Aaron was a Teaching Assistant in a class Rebecca was taking called Environmental Technologies in Developing Countries. They traveled to Bolivia twice together with this course with Rebecca serving as a TA alongside Aaron on the 2nd trip. They are now friends and came together again to discuss a little bit about what they’ve learned from their work and research in international settings.

 

“The courses I took associated with the minor were some of the most valuable I had during my undergraduate career.” - Elizabeth Gwinn, Bachelor's in Environmental Engineering in May 2015

 

Benefits

 
Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities (open to all College of Engineering majors)

La Paz, Bolivia

Bloivia Cable Cars

March 17 - March 23, 2017

Course
Environmental Technology in the Developing World (CEE 4350)

Application Deadline
November 15, 2016

 

London, England

London

May 8 - June 9, 2017

Courses
Introduction to Structures
(CEE 3051)
Construction Engineering
(CEE 4100)
Special Problems - Preservation, Restoration, and Reuse of Historic Structures (CEE 4903)

Application Deadline
February 1, 2017

The Netherlands

First Short Summer 2017 Semester
Travel to the Netherlands
June 2 - 17, 2017

 

Course
Sustainable Transportation Abroad (CEE 4803E)

Application Deadline
February 1, 2017

China + Japan

Panda_China

Late July 2017

Course
International Disaster Reconnaissance Studies

Application Deadline
May 15, 2017

 
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