Leadership: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives (Minor)

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The Leadership: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives minor is a 15-hour minor that is designed for students who seek to gain greater knowledge and understanding of leadership perspectives from a variety of academic fields of study. The coursework is composed of courses grounded in theory, inquiry, and application. The student has the opportunity to select the specific courses which best fulfill his/her needs while maintaining a broad perspective on leadership across fields of study. The student in the minor may be preparing for graduate work or any field of study within the university.

Admissions

Students are required to meet with the contact person for the minor to discuss expectations established for the Leadership: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives minor and complete an application form.

Website

https://sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu/

Certification

Dr. Acker will certify completion of the minor. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student’s final semester at NC State.

Contact Person

Debbie Reno Acker
Interim Director & Sr. Associate Director
4100 Hunt Library
919.513.0148
dlreno@ncsu.edu

SIS Code: 24SLC

Plan Requirements

  • Completion of a minimum of 15 required credit hours.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in the minor.
  • Students may not take minor coursework on a credit only (pass/fail) or S/U basis.
  • Four college discipline areas need to be represented toward minor requirements.
  • The program coordinator will certify the minor prior to graduation.
  • A minimum of 12 of the 15 required hours must be completed at NC State.
  • The minor must be completed no later than the final semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification must be completed no later than during the registration period for the student’s final semester at NC State.
  • Students are required to take one 3hr course, SLC 250 Critical and Creative Decision Making Models.
  • In addition, there are three categories related to leadership that students need to select courses: Cross-Functioning Teams; Ethics/Values; and Leadership.
  • Students are required to take 3hrs from each category, totaling 12hrs toward the minor.
  • For the remaining 3hrs, students can select from any of the three categories to meet requirements of the 15 credit hour minor
Required Courses
SLC 250Critical and Creative Decision Making Models3
Elective Courses
Select one count from any of the lists below3
Cross-Functioning Teams3
Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Exploring Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Thinking
International Leadership in Global Politics (DE)
Diversity and Leadership in the Public Sector (DE)
Introduction to Business Processes
Leadership and the Resident Mentor
Leadership and Coalition Building in Diverse Communities 1
Leadership and Management
Leadership and Negotiation
Values/Ethics3
Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Introduction to Leadership Fundamentals 1
Managing Ethics in Organizations
Introduction to Leadership and Values I 2
Naval Leadership and Ethics 3
Principles and Practices of Outdoor Leadership
Leading with an Ethical Perspective
Leadership3
Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Developing Team Leadership in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Organizational Leadership Development in Agriculture and Life Sciences
Leadership in African American Communities
Leading People and Effective Communication I 5
Leading People and Effective Communication II 5
Nonprofit Leadership & Development
Introduction to Arts Entrepreneurship
Human Resource Management and Leadership in the Textile and Fashion Industries
Scuba Leadership 6
Principles and Practices of Outdoor Leadership
Introduction to Public Leadership (DE)
Public Leadership
Intermediate Leadership Theory I
Military Leadership and Training Management 7
Organizational Leadership in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Event Management
Independent Study in Leadership Theory Application
Applied Leadership Skill-Building within an Internship Experience
Total Hours15