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General Education Requirements: 44 credits; please see catalog for course choices to fulfill each requirement

  • Communication (ENGL 1301 & ENGL 1302) 
  • Mathematics (College Algebra or above)

  • Life and Physical Sciences

  • Language, Philosophy and Culture

  • Creative Arts

  • American History (HIST 1301 & HIST 1302 recommended)

  • Government/Political Science (PLSC 2305 & PLSC 2306)

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Institutional Option

Degree requirements

  1. Complete at least 120 sch of which 54 sch must be taken at the Junior/Senior level. At least 30 sch must be completed at U.T. Permian Basin; 24 of the last 30 sch must be completed at U.T. Permian Basin.
  2. Obtain at least a "C" grade in all major courses, and maintain at least a GPA of 2.0 in all courses applicable toward the degree.
  3. Completion of a minor is required; most minors require 18 sch of which 12 sch must be upper level. Please refer to the catalog for minor choices and specific minor requirements.

Minor (18 sch; 12 sch must be upper level (please refer to the catalog for specific details)

Leadership Studies Major Requirements    Degree Plan

The major in Leadership Studies requires a student to complete 30 SCHs which are composed of a core of 15 SCH major foundation courses combined with 15 SCH of elective courses. Two of these electives must be LEAD courses and the other three courses must be chosen from the elective list below.

Major Foundation Courses: 15 credits

  • LEAD 1301 Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • LEAD 3301 Advanced Leadership Theory
  • LEAD 4339 Leadership and Ethics
  • LEAD 4370 Conflict Resolution
  • LEAD 4692 Practicum (3 or 6 credit hours)

Elective Courses to Complete the Major (15 credits required)

  • LEAD 4320 Women in Leadership
  • LEAD 4350 Leadership in Organizational Settings
  • LEAD 4351 Leadership in Non-profit Sector
  • LEAD 4360 Strategic Leadership & Planning
  • LEAD 4375 Leadership and Community Development
  • LEAD 4379 Selected Topics:
  • LEAD 4391 Contract Study 
  • Other Courses approved by Leadership Studies Advisor

Minor in Leadership Studies

A minor in Leadership Studies consists of 18 semester credit hours, 12 of which must be at the upper level. Three of the Major Foundation Courses (including LEAD 1301), plus 2 LEAD electives and 1 policy-area discipline elective from approved courses listed below.

Required:

  • LEAD 1301 Introduction to Leadership Theory

Two Courses from the following list:

  • LEAD 3301 Advanced Leadership Theory
  • LEAD 4339 Leadership and Ethics
  • LEAD 4370 Conflict Resolution
  • LEAD 4692 Practicum (3 or 6 credit hours)

Two Courses from the LEAD Electives list below:

  • LEAD 4320 Women in Leadership
  • LEAD 4350 Leadership in Organizational Settings
  • LEAD 4351 Leadership in the Non-Profit Sector
  • LEAD 4360 Strategic Leadership and Planning
  • LEAD 4375 Leadership and Community Development
  • LEAD 4379 Selected Issues in Leadership Studies
  • LEAD 4391 Contract Study