Leadership Studies

The Leadership Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program designed for students in all majors, consisting of a 21-credit-hour leadership studies certificate and a 15-credit-hour leadership studies minor. The program is designed for undergraduate students in all academic disciplines and colleges at Iowa State University who, regardless of their profession, seek to develop their leadership skills.

 

Coursework for this program is available online and on-campus. Below are online courses available to apply toward this program. For more details on completing this program, visit the course program page and talk with your advisor.

 

Minor Courses Online

Core Courses

LD ST 301 – Leadership Theories
LD ST 322 – Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society
MGMT 372 – Responsible Management and Leadership in Business (offered by the College of Business) OR MGMT 422 – Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Leadership Electives

LD ST/W S 333 – Women and Leadership
COMST 218 – Conflict Management


Certificate Courses Online

Core Courses

LD ST 301 – Leadership Theories
LD ST 322 – Leadership Styles and Strategies in a Diverse Society
MGMT 372 – Responsible Management and Leadership in Business (offered by the College of Business) OR MGMT 422 – Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Communication Electives for certificate only, select 3 credits

COMST 214 – Professional Communication
ENGL 302 – Business Communication
SP CM 212 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
SP CM/W S 323 – Gender and Communication

Leadership Electives

WGS 301 – International Perspectives on Women and Gender
POL S 310 – State and Local Government
LD ST/W S 333 – Women and Leadership
POL S/SOC 334 – Public Policy
CON E 380 – Engineering Law
POL S/WGS 385 – Women in Politics

Capstone Options – for certificate only

Please see the LD ST adviser for possible online capstone options

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Leadership Studies Minor

Check out the complete details for the Leadership Studies Minor and Certificate.

Talk to your Advisor for how Leadership Studies might be an option for you!