The leadership minor exposes students to existing courses and experiential credits (internship or practicum experiences) at Alfred State that focus on and/or include leadership topics. One of the single greatest determining factors of college and workplace success is the ability to be a highly effective leader. Leadership skills are valued and respected and have become increasingly pursued in the workforce. The intended Leadership Minor would provide students with essential leadership qualities and principles that will enhance and solidify success both in the classroom and the workplace.
The Leadership Minor, requiring a flexible 15 hours of credit, will:
The minor is comprised of required existing courses listed below. The backbone of the Leadership Minor integrates our existing program The Emerging Pioneers Leadership Program (three levels).
Although the minor will be administratively housed in the Business Department, a team of faculty and staff will help coordinate the program and advise students who register for the minor.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours||Prerequisite|
|EPLP 1031||Social Change & Leadership||1||None|
|EPLP 2032||Servant Leadership||2||EPLP 1031|
|EPLP 5033||Personal Leadership & Citizenship||3||EPLP 1031 & EPLP 2032|
|Internships, Practicums, or
Experiential Directed Study
|6 - 12||Degree Program Chair Approval|
|Electives||0 -3||Degree Program|
|Total Number of Credit Hours||15|
With advisement, select the remaining credits from the following list:
|*BUAD 5003||Management Communications||*BUAD 5013||Principles of Leadership|
|*HUSR 5003||Community Organizations||PSYC 1013||General Psychology|
|PSYC 1033||Human Relations||PSYC 1053||Introduction to Social Psychology|
|*PSYC 5103||Industrial/Organizational Psychology||SOCI 1163||General Sociology|
|*SPCH 5083||Communication in the Workplace||*BUAD 7273||Organizational Behavior|
* Requires a pre-requisite course
The concentration must be completed with:
For complete details, please contact the Business department chair at 607-587-3413.
Minor Student Learning Outcomes