Leadership Development is the undergraduate honors program for the Stillman School of Business. Students in the Leadership Program must be admitted to the Stillman School. In addition to the academic requirements, students must complete 80 hours of community service, participate in the group mentoring program, hold leadership positions both on and off campus to complement their studies, attend leadership functions, and maintain an overall GPA of 3.4.
In addition to the Stillman School and liberal arts cores and the courses needed for a major, students must take the courses listed below. Some of the courses are either completely or largely restricted to leadership students; these are designated with an "LS" suffix. Students may enter both the Leadership Development program and the University’s Honors program. Students enrolled in both Leadership and the University Honors Program are not required to take COST 1600 Oral Communication, and RELS 1102 Intro to Bible/RELS 1502 Contemporary Moral Issues/RELS 1503 Christian Ethics.
Generally taken in the Fall semester of the first year.
Generally taken in the Spring semester of the second year.
Choose from COMM 2130 Intercultural Communication, COMM 2622 Team Building and the Group Process, COMM 2623 Persuasive Speaking, COMM 2625 Public - Presentational Spkng or COMM 2640 Organizational Communication. Stillman School students are strongly encouraged to take their six hours of required communication courses within the first 75 credits of their curriculum.
A roster of acceptable science courses is available in Jubilee Hall, Room 526, as well as on each student’s degree audit.
Students are required to complete one 3-credit world culture elective. Please consult your academic adviser or the staff of the Student Information Office (Jubilee Hall, Room 526) for a roster of acceptable courses. Language courses are recommended.
Leadership 101, Freshman Onboarding, Freshman Foundations of Leadership, Leadership Perspectives, Journey of Self-Discovery, Ideas and Trends, Crisis Management, and the Junior Year Mentoring Program are mandatory, non-credit-bearing courses available only to Leadership Development students.
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