Leadership Development


18 Credit Hours

The minor in Leadership Development is designed to prepare students to develop leadership abilities for current and future leadership opportunities to meet the changing need of the church and the world. The minor specifically targets those students who have exemplified a capacity for and/or interest in leadership and equip them with greater understanding of leadership and the need for leadership in the church and the world, in conjunction with the mission of the school. The minor will focus on both theory and practice concerning such topics as servant leadership, ethical leadership, leadership and change, interpersonal communication, mentoring and leadership strategies.



  • Leadership Core:
  • GS180 Exploring Leadership (1)
  • GS280 Leadership Development I (2)
  • GS380 Leadership Development II (3)
  • ICS352 Interpersonal Relations (3)


Ethics and Current Issues: Select One (3 Credits):

  • BUS324 Christian Leadership & Ethics (3)
  • CT213 Visions of the Good: Ethics & Worldview (3)
  • PSYC140 Social Problems (3)
  • PSYC212 Social Psychology (3)
  • SCI221 Bioethics (3)
  • SWK380 Current Social Issues (3)  
  • YDEV137 Sociology of American Youth (3)


Interpersonal Skills: Select One (3 Credits):

  • BUS198 Communications for Business (3)
  • COMM365 Public Relations (3)
  • ENG450 Advanced Writing Seminar (3)
  • ICS252 Cross Cultural Communication (3)
  • PSYC257 Developmental Psychology II (Adolescent & Adult) (3)
  • PSYC363 Theories of Personality (3)
  • PSYC450 Group Process & Practice (3)
  • PTHE340 Church Administration & Personal Finance (3)
  • PTHE348 Discipleship, Mentoring, & Leadership Development (3)

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