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.

For more information, contact minor supervisor, Lisa Enright.

The Community Leadership Minor consists of 20 credits from the courses below. The minimum grade requirement for each course is C-.

Required Courses
PS 425Exploring Leadership2
PS 426Social Justice & Leadership2
PS 731Community Leadership - Capstone4
Elective Courses 112
The Mindful Leader
Social and Political-Economic Theory
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
Organizational Behavior
Entrepreneurial Application through Enactus
Conflict in Relational Communication
Introduction to Language and Social Interaction
Special Topics (Peer Educator Development)
Semester in the City Becoming a Problem Solver
Social Innovator's Toolbox
Semester in the City: Boston and SITC @ UNH Internship
Total Credits20

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.