The non-degree certificate program in Leadership Studies is designed for individuals working in any field who seek a greater understanding of leadership studies. The Leadership Studies certificate provides students an opportunity to study leadership from the personal, organizational and global levels. The program is interdisciplinary in nature and can benefit students in all areas of study. Courses are designed to give students a practical and theoretical grasp of leadership.

The following 5 courses are required and consist of 15 credit hours. A minimum grade of a “B” (3.0) (not a B-) is required in each course. With permission of the College Dean, students can elect to take a maximum of two of their courses at another USF System campus.

Required Courses

Personal

Course Number Title Credit Hours Prerequisites Notes
LDR 3003 Introduction to Leadership Studies 3 None   

Organizational

Course Number Title Credit Hours Prerequisites Notes
LDR 3331 Leading in the Workplace 3 Junior Standing   
LDR 4104 Theories of Leadership 3 LDR 2010 or LDR 3331 with a minimum grade of C- (Request permit for waiver of prerequisite)  

Global

Course Number Title Credit Hours Prerequisites Notes
LDR 4114 Survey of Leadership Readings 3 None   
LDR 4204 Ethics and Power in Leadership 3 None   
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