Social Responsibility and Leadership Development Minor

The program is not accepting applications for the Social Responsibility and Leadership Development minor at this time.

The Social Responsibility and Leadership Development minor is an interdisciplinary program that includes both theoretical and experiential components. The three core courses will be taught on a rotating basis (a minimum of one core course per semester including summer) online. The two electives can be taken online or on campus depending on how they are offered and the needs of the student. The major objective of the program is to educate students for and about social responsibility and leadership and to help them acquire leadership positions in their community and profession. The minor complements a wide variety of academic programs, such as business, management, and accounting; political science and legal studies; communication; environmental studies; sociology/anthropology; criminology and criminal justice; women and gender studies; African American studies; health professions; etc. Any prerequisites or course restrictions on courses taken as electives for the minor will be honored.


Required Core Courses
IPL 210Introduction to Leadership Theory and Practice3
IPL 361Social Responsibility and Leadership Development Capstone3
IPL 362ECCE: Social Change and Leadership3
Two Electives 16-8
Total Hours15-17

Two Electives (six - eight hours) can, but do not have to be in the student’s major. Students must request approval from the Social Responsibility and Leadership Development advisor for elective courses. In the case where courses are outside IPL courses, the SRLD advisor will consult with the chair of the appropriate academic program for approval.