Leadership Minor

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Leadership Minor

The Minor in Leadership at Paul College was designed for students motivated by a deep sense of passion and purpose. This program energizes them to mobilize resources which enable people to successfully fulfill their roles and responsibilities in their organizations. The Leadership minor course of study will help you to develop your leadership identity and skills such as effective communicating, inspiring and developing people, and awakening everyone’s passion for great accomplishments.

The Leadership program combines coursework from management and social sciences, along with an experiential learning requirement in leadership. The minor also allows students to pursue their leadership passions through the selection of two elective courses.

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  • Known by students as "The Best Week Ever"
    Looking to fill the required Leadership Experience for the Leadership minor? Consider applying to Leadership Camp, which is known by students as "The Best Week Ever".   The guidling philosophy of Leadership Camp is that people learn by doing and experiencing and is therefore highly interactive and...
    Known by students as "The Best Week Ever"
    Looking to fill the required Leadership Experience for the Leadership minor? Consider applying to Leadership Camp, which is known by students as "The Best Week Ever".   The guidling philosophy of Leadership Camp is that people learn by doing and experiencing and is therefore highly interactive and...

Curriculum & Requirements

The Minor in Leadership consists of specified courses: two(2) required management courses, one(1) behavior/society course, two(2) elective courses, one(1) leadership experience. Requirements and specified course options to satisfy the minor are listed below.

Leadership Minor

Two Required Management Courses
Business Administration Majors Only:
Behavior in Organizations
Leadership Assessment and Development
Non-Business Administration Majors Only:
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
Topics (Developing Leaders for the 21st Century)
One of the following Behavior/Society courses:
Comparative Government and Society
Social Psychology
Contemporary Social Problems
Survey in Women's Studies (Leadership for Social Change)
Two electives from the following courses:
Community Development Perspectives
Applied Community Development
Public Speaking
Special Topics in Interpersonal Studies (Collaborative Leadership)
Introduction to Community Service and Leadership
Communication Within Communities
Outdoor Education Philosophy and Methods
Adventure Programming: Backcountry Based Experiences
Adventure Programming: Water Based Experiences
Principles of Coaching
Advanced Topics in Coaching
Athletic Administration
Organization and Administration of Outdoor Education Programs
Professional Culture in European Union - - Case Study: Germany
Professional Culture in Latin America - Case Study:Mexico and Brazil
Profesional Culture in Asia -- Case Study: China and Japan
Topics (Negotiations)
Topics (Human Resource Management)
Organizational Leadership and Structure
Happiness, Well-Being , and a Good Life
Personality
Recreation and Event Leadership
Recreation and Event Management
Camp Administration and Leadership
Class, Status and Power
Gender, Power and Privilege
Advanced Topics (Leadership for Social Change II)
Or, additional Behavior/Society Course from above
Additional courses by petition
One required Leadership Experience from the following:
Leadership Camp 1
Topics (Leadership in Practice)
Special Topics (Student Development Peer Educator)
Social Innovator's Toolbox
Washington Internship
Washington Center Course
Resident Assistant
Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention (SHARPP) Peer Advocacy
Supervised Student Teaching Experience (Peer Advisor)
Alternative leadership experience by petition

Please note:

  • You are responsible for checking pre-requisites for all courses listed
  • All transfer courses must be evaluated for equivalency
  • No more than 2 transfer courses may be applied to the minor
  • Capacity in courses may be limited
  • Several of the listed courses are "special topics" (or equivalent). Please make sure that the course has the same title (not simply the same number) as the listed course in order for it to count for the minor.
  • The Leadership Minor also follows UNH policy for minors

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