Community Leadership Minor
The Community Leadership Minor provides students with opportunities to develop leadership principles, values, practices, and processes with a combination of academic and experiential learning. Coursework emphasizes hands-on student involvement and learning in a variety of settings to build professional and civic competencies.
Upon the completion of the Community Leadership Minor, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the six Career and Leadership Competencies (critical thinking, communication, teamwork, self-awareness, professionalism, and leadership) necessary to be an effective leader and community member.
- Apply concepts of social justice topics, including social identities, privilege, and power into current and future leadership roles.
- Articulate and apply their leadership philosophy, skills, and attributes into current and future leadership roles.
The Community Leadership Minor consists of 20 credits from the courses below. The minimum grade requirement for each course is C-.
|PS 425||Exploring Leadership||2|
|PS 426||Social Justice & Leadership||2|
|PS 731||Community Leadership - Capstone||4|
|Elective Courses 1||12|
|Social and Political-Economic Theory|
or PHIL 436
|Social and Political Philosophy|
|Civil Society and Public Policy|
|Justice Law and Politics|
|New Hampshire Politics in Action|
|Research for Political and Policy Action|
|Poverty & Inequality Past and Present|
|Ethics and Society|
|Introduction to Business|
|Leadership for Managers|
|Entrepreneurial Application through Enactus|
|Special Topics (Peer Educator Development)|
|Special Topics (Mindful Leader)|
|Semester in the City Becoming a Problem Solver|
|Social Innovator's Toolbox|
|Semester in the City Internship|
Must take a total of 12 credits. Courses from any discipline that have a significant service-learning component may also count as electives, at the discretion and with the permission of the Minor Advisor/Supervisor.
For more information, contact program coordinator and minor supervisor, Stephen Pimpare at Stephen.Pimpare@unh.edu