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 currently comprises of two tracks – Management & Public Policy, offered through the Institute for Leadership & Entrepreneurship at the Scheller College of Business and the School of Public Policy at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Students apply for either one of the two tracks, and upon acceptance, enter the program to begin a prescribed 15 credit hour course of study while satisfying requirements for a bachelor's degree in their major.
I. Required Course: 3 semester credit hours
II. Track (Public Policy or Management): 9 semester credit hours
III. Internship (Public Policy Track) OR Leadership Capstone Project (Management Track): 3 semester hours
PUBP 2030 - Organizations and Policy
PHIL 3050 - Philosophy and Political Philosophy
PUBP 2010 - Political Processes
Courses currently taught as special topics:
PUBP 48X3 - Leading Change in Public Organizations
PUBP 48X3 - Leadership for Social Change
PUBP 4803 - Ethical Responsibility in Leadership
PUBP 4803 - Managerial and Leadership Skill Building
PSY 2803 - Exploring Multicultural Identities
* Students electing the Management Track can take either MGT 4191 or 4192, but not both.
Information about the elective courses in the Management Track and the registration timetable for
III. Internship (PUBP 4651) OR Leadership Capstone Project (MGT 4611): Students enrolled in the Public Policy track will complete an internship by enrolling in PUBP 4651 (3 hours). Each student in the Management track must complete a supervised capstone project (3 hours) assigned to him/her by the ILE faculty, by enrolling in MGT 4611 – Integrative Management Analysis.