College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Leadership Studies

Looking for a minor that will enhance virtually any major? Explore the interdisciplinary theory and practice of leadership through the lens of organizational communication, history, philosophy, ethics and more. Upon completion of a capstone project, you’ll be ready for the challenges faced by female leaders in a multicultural, global community.

what can I do with a minor in Leadership Studies?

Customize your leadership studies minor to complement a wide variety of majors, and make your resume even more appealing to employers. You’ll learn critical thinking skills that honor global mindedness and your woman-identity. Whether you want to lead a sales force, pursue social justice or effectively collaborate on teams, a minor in leadership studies can help you realize your goal.

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, in its 2013 newsletter, "Eight out of 10 employers who review the resumes of potential college hires are seeking evidence of leadership skills."

what will I study?

You will start with a course introducing the theories and approaches to leadership studies, during which you will create a personal portfolio of self reflection and past leadership experiences. You’ll round out your minor with a capstone leadership project that lets you apply and reflect on your leadership tools.

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why St. Kate’s?

At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.


Leadership Studies Minor Course Requirements

Leadership Studies Minor Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.

Faculty

Faculty

As an interdisciplinary minor, leadership studies let’s you learn from a variety of professors who are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.

The St. Kate’s Experience

The St. Kate’s Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.