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Leadership


Leadership courses at ESU title

Courses Open to All ESU Students:

Name

Credits

Semester

Prerequisites

LR170

Principles of Leadership

3

Fall, T/TR

12:30-1:50

2:00-3:20

Spring, T/TR

12:30-1:50

None

LR270

Applying Principles of Leadership

3

Spring, T/TR

2:00-3:20

LR170

LR271

Readings in Leadership

3

Spring, TR

3:00-6:00

None

LR280

Leadership in a Multicultural World

2

Spring, W

3:00-5:00

LR170, LR270

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

LR170   Principles of Leadership                                          3 Credit Hours

Fall                T/TR            Section B 12:30-1:50 PM

                                        Section A 2:00-3:20 PM

Spring         T/TR    2:00-3:20 PM 

This course is an opportunity for all undergraduates to personally develop their own leadership potential.  As a 100 level course, students will be introduced to leadership using personal leadership perspectives and framework.  Students taking this course will have the opportunity to examine their own views on leadership, explore the differences between personal and positional leadership, study characteristics of leaders within the university, and learn about the importance of personal development in becoming an effective personal leader.

 

LR270 Applying Principles of Leadership                           3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite LR170

Spring         T/TR    12:30-1:50 PM 

This course is highly experiential and is designed for students to apply the principles of LR170.  The course is designed to teach students the fundamental elements of effective leadership and to demonstrate the importance of leadership to individuals, communities, and society through social change theory.  This course prepares students to analyze leadership and to understand leadership theory, as well as the concepts and skills.  Effective organizational leadership is the major theme of this course.

 

LR271 Readings in Leadership                                             3 Credit Hours

Spring         TR       3:00-6:00 PM 

This course will focus on the development of the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary in the study of leadership and leadership-related activities.  Through methods of discussion as well as experiential and didactic learning, students will make connections between personal experiences, readings, and campus/community involvement through reflection in order to understand one’s own potential for leadership. 

 

LR280   Leadership in a Multicultural World                     2 Credit Hours

Prerequisites LR170; LR270

Fall              W        3:00-5:00 PM 

This course will focus on the development of the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary in the study of leadership and leadership-related activities designed to promote culturally relevant interaction with people from ethnic and cultural backgrounds which differ from the student’s own.  These skills are intended to overlay the leadership skills the student has developed in other course work.  This course emphasizes self-knowledge and uses methods of experiential and didactic learning.