Students eligible to declare the Leadership and Civic Engagement Minor must have no fewer than 24 earned credits and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 Requirements of the Minor include:

  • completion of the two core courses
  • completion of one course from each of the five elective categories listed below
  • at least six credits (in addition to LCE 400) must be taken at the 300 level or above
  • no more than one course is taken from any academic department
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Students may take LCE 200 without declaring the Minor. Only one course at the 300 level or above that is a requirement for a student's major can be applied towards the minor.

Core Requirements

LCE 200
Introduction to Leadership and Civic Engagement

Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
 
LCE 400
Leadership and Civic Engagement Practicum

Prerequisite: LCE 200

Elective Requirements

Communication

Courses in this track build effective communication skills, develop problem-solving skills, and attain excellence in interpersonal communication, writing, and public speaking.

Subject CodeCatalog NumberCourse Title
CIS 120 Web Page Development
CIS 150 Computing for Media Communication
CIS 220 Intermediate Web Site Development
CIS 431 Human and Computer Interaction
ENL 260 Intermediate Composition
ENL 262 Journalism I
ENL 264 Communicating in the Sciences
ENL 265 Business Communication
ENL 266 Technical Communication


Ethics

Courses in this track develop integrity and understanding of the values of fairness, responsibility for self and others, and personal accountability.

Subject CodeCatalog NumberCourse Title
ACT 401 Auditing
CIS 381 Social & Ethical Aspects of Computing
GRT 317 Ethics & Health Care Professionals
MGT 120 Business, Government, and Social Responsibility
MGT 312 Legal Framework of Business
MGT 452 Employment Law
MKT 370 Social & Ethical Issues in Marketing
PHL 215 Introduction to Ethics
PHL 315 Ethics II
PHL 317 Ethics & Health Care Profesionals
PHL 326 Philosophy of Law
PHL 340 Philosophy of Happiness
PHL 341 Philosophy of the Good Life
SOA 323 Morality & Society


Group/Organization Dynamics

Courses in this track develop an understanding of how groups develop into functioning units by studying the patterns of individual and group interaction and the major tenets of social interaction that may lead to group productivity and overall effectiveness.

Subject CodeCatalog NumberCourse Title
ECO 401 Industrial Organization
LST 365 Leading & Managing People
LST 332 Political Parties & Interest Groups
LST 342 Public Administration
MGT 311 Organizational Behavior
MGT 331 Project Team Management
MGT 336 Management History & Theory
MGT 365 Leading & Managing People
MGT 443 Human Resource Management
MGT 461 Organizational Development
PHY 162 Science, Technology, and Society II: The Environment
PSC 331 Political Parties & Interest Groups
PSC 342 Public Administration
PSC 384 International Organizations
PSY 204 Social Psychology


Diversity/Multiculturalism

Courses in this track develop an understanding and appreciation of diversity and prepare students for a modern and complex world characterized by rapid social change.

Subject CodeCatalog NumberCourse Title
BLS 101 Introduction to African & African-American Studies
BLS 243 Ethnic Politics
BLS 306 Civil Rights Movements in the United States
BLS 331 Race & Ethnicity
BLS 337 Comparative Ethnic Relations
BLS 343 The Economics of Race & Sex Discrimination
ECO 343 The Economics of Race & Sex Discrimination
GRT 201 Introduction to Gerontology
HST 103 World History I
HST 104 World Civilizations II
HST 205 African-American History I
HST 207 Women's History in the Unites States: Colonial to the Present
HST 304 History of North American Indians
HST 310 America's Working Women
HST 318 Women's Biography & Autobiography
HST 346 The Color Line in Modern America
IST 151 Introduction to Indian Civilization
LST 243 Ethnic Politics
LST 306 Civil Rights Movements in the United States
LST 343 The Economics of Race & Sex Discrimination
MGT 320 International Management
MGT 462 Managing Diversity
MKT 420 International Marketing
POR 120 Introduction to the Portuguese-Speaking World
PSC 161 Introduction to International Relations
PSC 242 Ethnic Politics
PSC 306 Civil Rights Movements in the United States
PSC 332 Sex Roles & Politics
PSC 339 Women & Public Policy
SOA 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOA 111 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
SOA 300 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identity & Culture
SOA 306 Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity in Media
SOA 319 Gender Variation & Sexual Orientation Across Cultures
SOA 331 Race & Ethnicity
SOA 337 Comparative Ethnic Relations
SOA 359 Men & Masculinities
SUS 101 Principles of Sustainability
WGS 101 Introduction to Women's Studies
WGS 213 Sex Workers, Nannies, and Maids
WGS 300 Lesbain, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identity & Culture
WGS 319 Gender Variation & Sexual Orientation Across Cultures
WGS 332 Sex Roles & Politics
WGS 339 Women & Public Policy
WGS 359 Men & Masculinities


Policy and Decision Making

Courses in this track develop an understanding of how leadership skills are applied and decisions are made in a variety of contexts.

Subject CodeCatalog NumberCourse Title
BLS 310 Social Movements
BLS 339 Racism, Crime, and Justice
CJS 339 Racism, Crime, and Justice
CJS 340 Law & Society
CJS 366 Crime, Justice, and Policy
ECO 337 Environmental Economics
ECO 338 Health Economics
ECO 472 Coastal Resource Economics
LST 301 Work & Society
MGT 490 Strategic Management & Policy Formulation
POL 102 Introduction to Public Policy
POM 415 Applied Decision Models
PSC 301 The Presidency
PSC 302 The Legislative Process
PSC 315 Public Policy in America
PSC 322 Constitutional Law
PSC 323 Civil Liberties & Rights
PSC 332 Sex Roles & Politics
PSC 339 Women & Public Policy
PSC 382 American Foreign Policy
SOA 301 Work & Society
SOA 310 Social Movements
SOA 332 Sex Roles & Politics
SOA 336 Women & Social Policy
SOA 339 Racism, Crime, and Justice
SOA 340 Law & Society
WGS 336 Women & Social Policy
WGS 339 Women & Public Policy