LR 280: Leadership in a Diverse Society

Studying modern approaches to leadership, students in this course will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to lead more effectively in today's society. Throughout the seminar socially-constructed identities are examined to increase understanding of and effective leadership within diverse groups. 

Students who are ready to examine leadership from multiple perspectives should enroll in this course.

Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing this course will:

- identify components of personal culture/identity development, beliefs and attitudes, and the impact on organization
- evaluate literature and media as they relate to concepts of diversity and inclusion
- discuss and create strategies to address personal biases in organizations
- articulate their own culture and analyze it in relation to multiple cultures in our society
- discuss and evaluate current trends in diversity and its impact on social responsibility
- recognize the intersection of gender and race with leadership in American society
- analyze their role in social empowerment and social justice at the individual, institutional, and societal levels

Upcoming Offerings

Offered on campus during fall and spring semester, and online during summer semesters.

Spring 2017

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. — Clinton M. Stephens, Ph.D.

Summer 2017

Online, June - August — Clinton M. Stephens, Ph.D.

Fall 2017

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. — Clinton M. Stephens, Ph.D.


Sample Syllabi

Fall 2016