Leadership Studies
Kansas State University
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Standard Focus - Leadership Studies Minor

The Leadership Minor has Changed! Please look here for the latest information. Information on this page should be accurate to the new changes.

Developed as the first model for the leadership studies minor, the standard focus allows students to select electives that can relate with their academic major. Students will complete the four core classes (see Course Requirements) and have the opportunity to select one course from the following three elective categories.

Click here for a full PDF about the minor. 

Elective list:

You must take six credit hours total from the following elective list.

AERO 310

The Professional Officer3

AERO 311

Air Force Leadership and Management3

AGEC 318

Food & Agribusiness Management3

AGEC 599

Food & Agribusiness Management Strategy3

AGEC 610

Current Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Issues3

AMETH 160

Introduction to American Ethnic Studies3

ANTH 524

Immigrant America3

ARCH 753/853

Professional Practice3

ARCH 765

Problems is Architecture3

ASI 422

Livestock Sales Management1

DEN 300

Introduction of TQM1

DEN 325

Introduction to Personal and Professional Development1

DEN 450

Impact of Technology on Society3

ECON 640

Industrial Organization and Public Policy3

LEAD 213

Applied Leadership Skills3

LEAD 430

Women and Leadership3

LEAD 502

Community Development Workshop3

EDCEP 311

Interaction and Guidance for the Paraprofessional3

EDCEP 525

Interpersonal Relations in Schools1

EDSEC 400

Leadership and Personal Development in Agricultural Education1

FOR 375

Intro. to Natural Resource management3

FSHS 301

The Helping Relationship3

FSHS 532

Conflict & Culture3

GENAG 390

Agricultural Employment1

GNHE 310

Human Needs3

GRSC 630

Management Applications in Grain Processing3

IAPD 853

Professional Practice3

LAR 745

Professional Practice3

MANGT 420

Management Concepts3

MANGT 550

Organizational Training and Development3

MANGT 595

Business Strategy3

MC 112

Web Comm. in Society3

MSCI 201

Self/Team Development2

MSCI 301

Leading Small Military Organizations I3

MSCI 302

Leading Small Military Organizations II3

MSCI 401

Leadership Challenge3

PHILO 665

Philosophy of Economics3

PLAN 315

Introduction to Planning3

POLSC 377

Introduction Public Policy2

POLSC 507

Introduction to Public Administration3

POLSC 543

American Foreign Policy3

POLSC 606

Gender and Politics3

POLSC 754

The Professional Diplomat and Foreign Policy Formulation3

PSYCH 563

Gender Issues in the Workplace3

RRES 440

Outdoor Recreation Policy3

RRES 490

Parks and Recreational Administration3

SOCIO 670

Diversity and Social Interaction in the Workplace3

SOCWK 520/SOCIO 510

Social Welfare3

SPCH/COMM 311

Business and Professional Speaking3

SPCH/COMM 321

Public Speaking II3

SPCH/COMM 322

Interpersonal Communication3

SPCH/COMM 323

Nonverbal Communication3

SPCH/COMM 325

Argumentation and Debate3

SPCH/COMM 326

Small Group Discussion Methods 3

SPCH/COMM 434

Rhetorical and Social Movements3

SPCH/COMM 480

Intercultural Communication3

THTRE 265

Fundamental of Improvisation3

THTRE 664

Creative Drama3

THTRE 673

Theatre for Conflict Resolution3

WOMST 105

Introduction to Women's Studies3

WOMST 590

Women's Studies & Nonviolence3

LEAD 502/POLSC 799

Concepts of Executive Leadership3

LEAD 502/POLSC 366

Applied Political Leadeship3

LEAD 320

Theories of Leadership3

LEAD 502/MANGT 497

Social Entrepreneurship3

LEAD 502/AGCOM 420

Environmental Leadership3

LEAD 420

Theories of Nonprofit Leadership3

LEAD 430

Women and Leadership3

AMETH 560

Topics in American Ethnic Studies3

ARE 539

Architectural Engineering Management3

COMM 320

Theory of Human Communication3

COMM 425

Theory of Org. Comm.3

COMM 525

Argumentation Theory3

COMM 535

Communication and Leadership3

COMM 545

Comm. & Democracy3

EDCEP 315

Educational Psychology3

FSHS 531/751

Core Conflict Resolution3

IMSE 501/605

Industrial Managment3

MANGT 520

Organizational Behavior3

PHILO 525

Social-Political Philosophy3

POLSC 661

Political Thought to the Sixteenth Century3

POLSC 663

Political Thought Since the Sixteenth Cent.3

POLSC 735

Public Organizational Theory 3

PSYCH 520

Lifespan Personality Development3

PSYCH 560

Industrial Psychology3

PSYCH 564

Psychology of Organizations3

ASI 595

Contemporary Issues in Animal Science3

GENAG 450

Citizenship and Ethics in Agriculture 3

LAR 322

Environmental Issues and Ethics3

MANGT 596

Business, Government, and Society3

MC 573

Ethics in Mass Communcation3

PHILO 115

Introduction to Philosophy of Religion3

PHILO 135

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy3

PHILO 130

Introduction to Moral Philosophy3

PHILO 160

Introduction to Philosophy of Law3

PHILO 330

Ethical Theories3

PHILO 365

Medical Ethics3

PHILO 380

Philosophy and Race3

PHILO 385

Engineering Ethics3

PHILO 390

Business Ethics3

POLSC 711

Administrative Ethics3

Students can work with their major academic advisor 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 going to the Advising page.

Students interested in taking additional classes taught by Leadership Studies faculty can explore the courses in Additional Courses.