Minor in Civic and Professional Leadership

School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
Foundations of Leadership 13
Civic Engagement and Theories of Leadership
Leadership Theories for Today's Society
Required Leadership Classes9
Select 9 credits from the following:
Leadership Theories for Today's Society 2
Stewardship and Civic Engagement
American Government, Democracy and Public Opinion
Honors Seminar: Global Issues
Honors Seminar
Honors Seminar
Symposium in the Arts and Humanities
Symposium in Social and Behavioral Science
Symposium in the Sciences
Honors Seminar
Honors Seminar
Discipline Pairings 36
Choose 6 credits from one of five tracks:
Business Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Business Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Legal Environment of Business
Calculus I
Introduction to Business
Principles of Economics (Macro)
Principles of Economics (Micro)
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Organizational Communication 4
Business and Organizational Writing 4
Community and Political Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Political Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Introduction to Statistics I
U.S. Government and Politics
Introduction to Sociology
Race Relations
Theories and Strategies of Community Change
Forensic Chemistry II 4
Political Communication 4
Political Philosophy 4
The American Experience
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Academic and Educational Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Educational Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Foundations of Special Education
Child Development: Prebirth - 5 Years
Middle Childhood & Adolescent Development
Middle Grades Cognition
Young Adolescent/Adolescent Development and Learning Theories
Democracy and Education
History of American Education
Educational Systems and Social Influence
Developing Leadership with ELLs in the Classroom & Community
Arts and Arts Administration Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Arts Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Art Appreciation
Art History I: Paleolithic-Middle Ages
Drawing I
Movement for Performance
Music in Culture and History
Form and Style in the Arts
Music History I
Introduction to Theatre
Acting I
Community and the Arts 4
Public Health Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Public Health Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Basic Biological Science
General Biology
Ecology
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
Humans and the Environment
Humans and the Environment
Lifetime Fitness Concepts
Human Geography
Dimensions of Wellness
Transcultural Health: Principles and Practice
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education
Nutrition and Culture
Introduction to Communicative Disorders
Science, Technology and Environmental Systems
Health Communication 4
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Leadership Track
Contemporary Challenges in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Leadership
and one of these prerequisite courses:
Genetics
Fundamentals of Chemistry
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
Fundamentals of Communication Technology
Fundamentals in Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Programming
Computer Science I
Ethics and Moral Choice in Tech Age
Introduction to Statistics I
Calculus II
Theology & Science: Enemies or Partners?
Theology and Science: Enemies or Partners
Elements of Physical Science
General Physics I
Physics I
Science, Technology and Environmental Systems
The Scientific Revolution
Co-Curricular Component 53
CPL 399Leadership Theory to Practice3
Total Minimum Credits Required21
1

HON 110 is only offered to first semester freshmen and transfer students. CPL 120 may be taken, if the student has completed HON 110.

2

 CPL 120 may also count in this category, if students have completed HON 120.

3

 Junior standing is required to enroll in 300-level CPL courses.

4

 Course may be taken concurrently.

5

 Leadership Competency Experiences documented through a Co-Curricular Portfolio - the Minor in Civic and Professional Leadership requires a Leadership Competency Experience in at least 6 different areas outlined below.  Credits will be awarded pass/fail.  Evidence for completion of this requirement is achieved through creation and maintenance of a co-curricular portfolio.  The listing below is representative of the competencies the CPL Advisory Board recommends and is not intended to be exhaustive.  This list may be amended as the CPL Advisory Board recommends additional competencies that are in accordance with the student learning outcomes of the CPL Minor: public speaking, strategic planning/implementation, budget development/management, resource procurement/development, project/program/curriculum development, project/program/curriculum management, problem-solving, staff management, valuing diversity and difference, building organizational coalitions, increasing efficiencies, motivational leadership, global initiatives, entrepreneurship, and community development.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.