LDS 1000. Leadership Development Studies. 3 hrs.
This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. The course integrates readings from the humanities, experiential exercises, films, and contemporary readings on leadership. Students taking this course will gain a basic understanding of the concept of leadership theory while developing a philosophy of leadership, an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership, and an awareness of one's own ability and style of leadership. The course provides the opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.