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Minor curriculum
Integrative Leadership

Master's minor (9 credits)

The minor program for master's students is a minimum of 9 graduate-level semester credits. Credits from required courses in a student’s major program will not count towards the minor.

Overview of Leadership Theory (3 cr minimum required - choose from list below)

  • OLPD 5048—Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Leadership (3 cr)
  • OLPD 8020—Leadership: From Theory to Reflective Practice (3 cr)
  • PA 5011—Management of Organizations (3 cr)
  • PA 5941—Leadership for the Common Good (3 cr)
  • PubH 6780—Topics: Public Health Administration and Policy: Public Health Leadership (3 cr)
  • Courses on overview of leadership theory from other colleges may be substituted for this core course subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Studies for the Integrative Leadership Minor.

Leading Engagement Processes (3 cr minimum required - choose from list below)

  • MGMT 6035/LAW 6626—Complex and Cross-Cultural Negotiations (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6410—Corporate Responsibility (2 cr)
  • OLPD 5736—Public Engagement and Higher Education (3 cr)
  • OLPD 6490—Managing Civic Engagement (3 cr)
  • PA 5145—Civic Participation in Public Affairs (3 cr)
  • PA 5253—Designing Planning and Participation Processes (3 cr)
  • PA 5990—Topics: Public Affairs--General Topics: Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE)
  • PA 5941—Leadership for the Common Good (3 cr)
  • PUBH 6066—Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (2 cr)
  • Courses on managing civic engagement theory from other colleges may be substituted for this core course subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Studies for the Integrative Leadership Minor.

Final Course (Required course - No substitutions will be allowed)

  • OLPD 6402/MGMT 6402/PA 5105/PubH 6702/LAW 6623—Integrative Leadership Seminar (3 cr)

The program for an individual student will be developed by the student, the major adviser, and the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) of the Integrative Leadership Minor. With permission of the ILM DGS, students with sufficient background and previous course experience equivalent to one or more courses within the curriculum may apply for waiver of appropriate requirements and replace waived courses with additional electives to meet the 9 credit minimum.

Doctoral minor (12 credits)

The minor program for doctoral students requires a minimum of 12 graduate-level semester credits. Credits from required courses in a student’s major program will not count towards the minor.

Overview of Leadership Theory (3 cr minimum required - choose from list below)

  • OLPD 5048—Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Leadership (3 cr)
  • OLPD 8020—Leadership: From Theory to Reflective Practice (3 cr)
  • PA 5011—Management of Organizations (3 cr)
  • PA 5941—Leadership for the Common Good (3 cr)
  • PubH 6780—Topics: Public Health Administration and Policy: Public Health Leadership (3 cr)
  • Courses on overview of leadership theory from other colleges may be substituted for this core course subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Studies for the Integrative Leadership Minor.

Leading Engagement Processes (3 cr minimum required - choose from list below)

  • MGMT 6035/LAW 6626—Complex and Cross-Cultural Negotiations (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6410—Corporate Responsibility (2 cr)
  • OLPD 5736—Public Engagement and Higher Education (3 cr)
  • OLPD 6490—Managing Civic Engagement (3 cr)
  • PA 5145—Civic Participation in Public Affairs (3 cr)
  • PA 5253—Designing Planning and Participation Processes (3 cr)
  • PA 5990—Topics: Public Affairs--General Topics: Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE)
  • PUBH 6066—Building Communities, Increasing Health: Preparing for Community Health Work (2 cr)
  • Courses on managing civic engagement theory from other colleges may be substituted for this core course subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Studies for the Integrative Leadership Minor.

Final Course (Required course - No substitutions will be allowed)

  • OLPD 6402/MGMT 6402/PA 5105/PubH 6702/LAW 6623—Integrative Leadership Seminar (3 cr)

The program for an individual student will be developed by the student, the major adviser, and the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) of the Integrative Leadership Minor. With permission of the ILM DGS, students with sufficient background and previous course experience equivalent to one or more courses within the curriculum may apply for waiver of appropriate requirements and replace waived courses with additional electives to meet the 12 credit minimum.

Illustrative elective courses

An illustrative set of elective courses acceptable for the minor (additional courses may be approved by the Steering Committee):

  • HRIR 5021—Systems of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (4 cr)
  • IBUS 6316—Sustainability and Cooperative Advantage in Scandinavia (4 cr)
  • MGMT 6004—Negotiation Strategies (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6032—Strategic Alliances (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6034—Strategic Leadership (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6035—Complex and Cross-Cultural Negotiations (2 cr)
  • MGMT 6040—International Strategy and Organization (2 cr)
  • NURS 7610—Health Innovations and Leadership (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5134—Futures Research for Educational Leaders (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5142—Youth Futures in International and Global Contexts (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5323—Women in Leadership (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5332—Leadership Development Seminar (3 cr)
  • OLPD 8702—Administration and Leadership in Higher Education (3 cr)
  • PA 5103—Leadership and Change in an Innovation Society (3 cr)
  • PA 5190—Topics in Public and Nonprofit Leadership and Management: Public Service Redesign (1.5 cr) *
  • PA 5190—Topics in Public and Nonprofit Leadership and Management: Social Entrepreneurship (3 cr) *
  • PA 5251—Strategic Planning and Management (3 cr)
  • PA 5405—Public Policy Implementation (3 cr)
  • PA 5920—Skills Workshop: Intercultural Competence (3 cr) *
  • PubH 6727—Health Leadership and Effecting Change (2 cr)

* The specific special topics listed above are the only ones that are approved. Other topics offered under these designators may not be accepted. If you have questions, check with your adviser or the ILM DGS.

Contact

Louis Quast, Program Director of Graduate Studies
Integrative Leadership Minor
612-626-4849 | louquast@umn.edu