Minor in Leadership Studies
One of the most exciting USM programs available! This minor provides a cross section of key courses offered by the Leadership and Organizational Studies (LOS) degree program. At a time when our communities, organizations, country, and the world are searching for leadership to guide us through new complexities and global challenges, USM students can now study leadership processes in an interdisciplinary minor, regardless of your major!
This program may be completed face-to-face on our Lewiston and Portland campuses, fully online, or through a combination of the two. For more information about the fully online option, please contact Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about our other options, please contact the Student Success Center at 207-753-6536.
For a list of all undergraduate LOS courses and a rotation schedule, please click here.
The Leadership Minor (15 credits) consists of the following courses:
LOS 300 - Organizational Theory
LOS 301 - Group Dynamics
LOS 350 - Leadership
Any 200 level or above ethics course that is three or more credits, e.g. LAC 370 - Global Ethics
And one of the following electives:
LOS 270 - Exploring Leadership on Campus
LOS 316 - Diversity in Organizations
LOS 327 - Leading Through Conflict
LOS 330 - Leadership in Different Cultures
LOS 440 - Organizational Change and Development
Other LOS electives may also be approved. Please contact your advisor for specifics.
*To view course descriptions, please visit our most recent catalog page.
We recommend that students start their Leadership Studies coursework with LOS 300 - Organizational Theory and LOS 350 - Leadership. Students should work with their advisor to organize the scheduling of the rest of their coursework.