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Leadership is defined as the knowledge and practice of skills necessary to lead a team. Students increase character building, develop a vision that motivates others to collaborate, increase communication and create value.

To get credit, you:

Step 1) Participate in a class or documented formal training on leadership.

Step 2) Complete an activity where you successfully lead others to an established goal.

Step 3) Submit report.

It is not necessary to complete a course, but the following courses qualify for leadership instruction. (A leadership experience still needs to occur.*)

COMM 328.  Teamwork, Leadership and Group Communication
ENGR 501.  Engineer as Leader
HNRS 152F.  Leadership Challenge
HNRS 310Q.  Honors Tutorial - Engaging Leaders
HNRS 310R.  Honors Tutorial - Evolving Leaders
HNRS 310S.  Honors Tutorial - Emerging Leaders
HNRS 310T. Summer Leadership Institute
HNRS 310V. LeaderShape Institute
HNRS 351. Survey of Leadership
IIC 301.  Leadership is Essential Seminar
IME 664.  Engineering Management
MGMT 360.  Principles of Management
MGMT 462.  Leading and Motivating
PSY 413.  Leadership in Self and Society

Opportunities could also exist through military, your place of employment or through student involvement (please obtain preliminary approval of these activities from your department).

*AFTER completing an approved leadership course (or formal instruction), then you need to complete a leadership project (or event). Note: You MUST have a leadership 'project' or 'event' where you have clearly demonstrated the application of the leadership skills taught in the formal instruction. Examples of a leadership project could be President or Vice President of a student organization, event leader for a major event for the same group, a major project at your job and many other possibilities.

Your report will be assessed by the following rubric (you must receive a score of '8' or better.


Optionally, you may use the following MS-Word template to write your paper.

Word Template

Leadership reports will be submitted to the students' department for processing.