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Staley School of Leadership Studies

Staley School of Leadership Studies
Kansas State University
257 Leadership Studies Building
1300 Mid-Campus Drive N.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6085
785-532-6542 fax

Summer Building Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Saturday - Sunday

Closed

Closed
28 May, Memorial Day
4 July, Independence Day

Radina's Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Closed 
2 - 6 July

Standard Focus

Developed as the first model for the leadership studies minor, the standard focus allows students to select electives that complement their academic major(s). Students must take six credit hours from the elective list. View the full list of elective options below, or download the PDF document.

Elective Courses:

AERO 310 - Officer Leadership Studies 3A Credits: (3)

AERO 311 - Officer Leadership Studies 3B Credits: (3)

AGCOM 590 - New Media Technology Credits: (3)

AGCOM 610 - Crisis Communication Credits: (3)

AGCOM 712 - Environmental Communication Credits: (3)

AGEC 315Contemporary Issues in Global Food and Agricultural Systems Credits: (3)

AGEC 318 - Food and Agribusiness Management Credits: (3)

AGEC 410 - Agricultural Policy Credits: (3)

AGEC 470 - Cooperative Management Credits: (3)

AGEC 516 - Agricultural Law and Economics Credits: (3)

AGEC 518Global Agricultural and Economic Development Credits: (3)

AGEC 598 - Farm Management Strategies Credits: (3)

AGEC 599 - Food and Agribusiness Management Strategies Credits: (3)

AGEC 610 - Current Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Issues Credits: (3)

AGEC 615Global Agricultural and Economic Development Credits: (3)

AGEC 623 - International Agricultural Trade Credits: (3)

AGEC 680Risk Management Credits: (3)

AGED 400Leadership and Professional Development in Agricultural Education Credits: (2)

AMETH 160 - Introduction to American Ethnic Studies Credits: (3) *Does count as the Overlay in A&S

AMETH 560 - Topics in American Ethnic Studies Credits: (1-4) *Does not count toward the Overlay in A&S

AMETH 351 – African American Perspectives Credits: (3)

AMETH 352 – American Indian Perspectives Credits: (3)

AMETH 353 – Latina/o Perspectives Credits: (3)

AMETH 354 – Asian American Perspectives Credits: (3)

AMETH 370 – Politics of Women of Color Credits: (3)

AMETH 450 – Comparative Ethnic Studies Credits: (3)

AMETH 461 – Transformative Thought Credits: (3)

AMETH 550 – Popular Pathways of Knowledge Credits: (3)

AMETH 650 – Practicing Social Change Credits: (3)

AMETH 660 – Independent Research Credits: (1-3)

AMETH 700 – Advanced Topics Credits: (3)

AMETH 499 – Senior Research Credits: (3)

AMETH 556 – Multicultural Society Credits: (3)

ANTH 513 – Immigrant America Credits: (3)

ANTH 524 - Immigrant America Credits: (3) *Does not count toward the Overlay in A&S

ANTH 605 – North American Indians Credits: (3)

ANTH 615 – Race and Culture Credits: (3)

ANTH 618Religion in Culture Credits: (3)

ANTH 710 – Writing Cultures: Ethnographic Methods Credits: (3)

ARCH 753 - Professional Practice Credits: (3)

ARCH 765 - Advanced Problems in Architecture Credits: (Variable)

ARE 539 - Architectural Engineering Management Credits: (3)

ASI 422 - Livestock Sales Management Credits: (0-1)

ASI 595 - Contemporary Issues in Animal Science and Agriculture Credits: (3)

AT 350 - Our Sustainable World: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities Credits: (3)

CNRES 531Core Conflict Resolution Credits: (3)

CNRES 532Conflict Resolution across Cultures & Contexts Credits: (3)

COMM 311 - Business and Professional Speaking Credits: (3)

COMM 320 - Theories of Human Communication Credits: (3)

COMM 321 - Public Speaking II Credits: (3)

COMM 323 - Nonverbal Communication Credits: (3)

COMM 325 - Argumentation and Debate Credits: (3)

COMM 326 - Small Group Discussion Methods Credits: (3)

COMM 434 - Rhetoric and Social Movements Credits: (3)

COMM 425 - Theories of Organizational Communication Credits: (3)

COMM 450 - Special Studies in Human Discourse Credits: (3)

COMM 480 - Intercultural Communication Credits: (3)

COMM 525 - Argumentation Theory Credits: (3)

COMM 535 - Communication and Leadership Credits: (3)

COMM 545 - Communication & Democracy Credits: (3)

DEN 300 - Introduction to Total Quality Management and Six Sigma Credits: (1)

DEN 325 - Introduction to Personal and Professional Development Credits: (1)

DEN 450 - Impact of Technology on Society Credits: (3)

ECON 640 - Industrial Organization and Public Policy Credits: (3)

EDCEP 311 - Interaction and Guidance for the Paraprofessional Credits: (3)

EDCEP 315 - Educational Psychology Credits: (3)

EDCEP 525 - Interpersonal Relations in the Schools Credits: (1)

EDLEA 213 - Applied Leadership Skills Credits: (3)

ENGL 285 – Introduction to American Ethnic Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 384 – Multicultural Children’s Literature Credits: (3)

ENGL 385 – Selected American Ethnic Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 386 – African American Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 387 – American Indian Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 388 – Asian American Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 389 – Latina/o Literatures Credits: (3)

ENGL 655 – Readings in American Ethnic Literature Credits: (3)

FDSCI 710Kosher and Halal Food Regulations Credits: (2)

FSHS 301 - The Helping Relationship Credits: (3)

FSHS 531/751 - Core Conflict Resolution Credits: (3)

FSHS 532 - Conflict Resolution across Cultures & Contexts Credits: (3)

GENAG 210Human and Cultural Diversity in the Food and Agricultural Sciences Credits: (3)

GENAG 450 - Citizenship and Ethics in Agriculture Credits: (3)

GNHE 310 - Human Needs Credits: (3)

GWSS 105 – Introduction to Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies Credits: (3)

GWSS 321 – Latina’s Life Stories Credits: (3)

GWSS 325 – Queer Studies Credits: (3)

GWSS 345 – Women & Aging Credits: (3) 

HDFS 301 - The Helping Relationship Credits: (3)

HIST 537 – History of the Indians of North America Credits: (3)

HIST 539 – African American History Credits: (3)

HORT 794 - Urban Food Systems Credits: (2)

ID 350 - Our Sustainable World: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities Credits: (3)

IMSE 501/605 - Industrial Management Credits: (3)

LAR 322 - Environmental Issues and Ethics Credits: (3)

LEAD 251 - Honors Leadership I Credits: (3)

LEAD 312 – Peer Leader Practicum Credits: (0-3)

LEAD 320 - Theories of Leadership Credits: (3)

LEAD 420 - Theories of Nonprofit Leadership Credits: (3)

LEAD 430 - Women and Leadership Credits: (3)

LEAD 489 - Seminar in International Service-Learning Credits: (3)

LEAD 499Nonprofit Organization Internship Credits: (3)

LEAD 502 - Independent Study in Leadership Studies Credits: (0-3)

LEAD 502/POLSC 366 - Applied Political Leadership Credits: (3)

LEAD 502/POLSC 799 - Concepts of Executive Leadership Credits: (3)

LEAD 502 - Global Citizenship Credits: (3)

MANGT 420 - Management Concepts Credits: (3)

MANGT 520 - Organizational Behavior Credits: (3)

MANGT 550 - Organizational Training and Development Credits: (3)

MANGT 595 - Business Strategy Credits: (3)

MANGT 596 - Business, Government, and Society Credits: (3)

MC 112 - Web Communication in Society Credits: (3)

MC 573/720 - Ethics in Mass Communications Credits: (3)

MC 612 – Gender Issues in the Media Credits: (3)

MSCI 200 - Self/Team Development Credits: (Variable)

MSCI 301 - Leading Small Military Organizations I Credits: (Variable)

MSCI 302 - Leading Small Military Organizations II Credits: (Variable)

MSCI 401 - Leadership Challenges and Objective-Setting Credits: (Variable)

PHILO 115 - Introduction to Philosophy of Religion Credits: (3)

PHILO 130 - Introduction to Moral Philosophy-Salina campus Credits: (3)

PHILO 135 - Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy Credits: (3)

PHILO 160 - Introduction to Philosophy of Law Credits: (3)

PHILO 330 - Moral Philosophy Credits: (3)

PHILO 365 - Medical Ethics Credits: (3)

PHILO 380 - Philosophy and Race Credits: (3) *Counts as an Overlay in A&S

PHILO 385 - Engineering Ethics Credits: (3)

PHILO 390 - Business Ethics Credits: (3)

PHILO 525 - Social-Political Philosophy Credits: (3) *Counts as an Overlay in A&S

PHILO 665 - Philosophy of Economics Credits: (3)

PLAN 315 - Introduction to City Planning Credits: (3)

PMC 275 - Introduction to Natural Resource Management Credits: (3)

PMC 690Parks and Recreation Administration Credits: (4)

POLSC 377 - Introduction to Public Policy Credits: (3)

POLSC 401 – Environmental Political Thought (3)

POLSC 543 - American Foreign Policy Credits: (3)

POLSC 545 - The Politics of Developing Nations Credits: (3)

POLSC 606 - Gender and Politics Credits: (3)

POLSC 661 - Political Thought: Classical to Sixteenth Century Credits: (3)

POLSC 663 - Political Thought: Since the Sixteenth Century Credits: (3)

POLSC 711 - Administrative Ethics Credits: (3)

POLSC 735 - Public Organization Theory Credits: (3)

POLSC 754 - The Professional Diplomat and Foreign Policy Formulation Credits: (3)

PSYCH 520 - Life Span Personality Development Credits: (3)

PSYCH 556 – Multicultural Psychology Credits: (3)

PSYCH 557 – Psychology of Ethnic Humor Credits: (3)

PSYCH 560 - Industrial Psychology Credits: (3)

PSYCH 563 - Gender Issues in the Workplace Credits: (3)

PSYCH 564 - Psychology of Organizations Credits: (3)

RRES 310 - Outdoor Recreation Leadership Credits: (3)

RRES 690 - Parks and Recreation Administration Credits: (4)

SOCIO 463 – Gangs in American Society Credits: (3)

SOCIO 460Youth and Crime Credits: (3)

SOCIO 510 - Social Welfare as a Social Institution Credits: (3)

SOCIO 541 - Wealth Power & Privilege Credits: (3)

SOCIO 545 - Sociology of Women Credits: (3)

SOCIO 570 – Race & Ethnic Relations Credits: (3)

SOCIO 670 - Diversity and Social Interaction in the Workplace Credits: (3)

SOCWK 510 - Social Welfare as a Social Institution Credits: (3)

SPAN 560 – Intro to US Latina/o Literature & Culture in Spanish Credits: (3)

THTRE 265 - Fundamentals of Improvisation I, II Credits: (3)

THTRE 664 - Creative Drama Credits: (3)

THTRE 673 - Theatre for Conflict Resolution Credits: (3)

WOEM 620Human-Wildlife Conflicts Credits: (4)

WOMST 105 - Introduction to Women's Studies Credits: (3)

WOMST 590 - Women's Studies Practice and Theory Credits: (3)

 

Students can work with their major academic adviser to see if any of the elective courses will fulfill the requirements for their academic major as well as the leadership studies minor. For more information, please set up an advising appointment or contact our Student Services Team by visiting the advising page.

Students interested in taking additional classes taught by leadership studies faculty can explore our course options here.