Leadership Courses (LSP)

LSP-201   Leadership Theories, Styles, and Realities3 credits

This course is designed to challenge students to apply the theoretical and philosophical aspects of leadership to their organizations. Topics addressed include leadership style, motivation, group process, team building, communication, power and authority, and ethics in leadership.

LSP-210   Servant Leadership3 credits

An introduction to the theory, literature, and practice of Servant leadership. Topics addressed: values and skills in leadership including awareness, listening, empathy, stewardship, healing, visioning, community-building, and commitment to the growth of people in leadership settings.

LSP-299T.2   Special Topics: Leadership in Business3 credits

This course helps participants build a theoretical and practical foundation for becoming effective leaders and managers in business and other organizations.

LSP-494   Independent Study1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

This culminating experience provides students with the opportunity to pursue an approved interdisciplinary project of choice to increase their understanding of leadership effectiveness in the real world. See independent study guidelines.

LSP-497   Internship3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

The intern will assume the role of leadership at an approved site to apply the theoretical aspects of leadership in a real organization. In addition to meeting the onsite requirement of the internship sponsor, students will share their interpretation of organizational dynamics during campus seminar sessions. See internship guidelines.