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Courses - Fall 2023
Leadership Education and Development
Introduction to Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Freshman standing; or sophomore standing.
Credit only granted for: LEAD217 or HESI217.
Formerly: HESI217.
Surveys the study and practice of leadership and provides students with a variety of experiences to wrestle with large leadership questions. What is leadership? Who can be a leader? How is leadership an important aspect of understanding self and others? Students will explore and respond to these questions through a variety of leadership theories and models, self-assessments, critical reflection, active-learning, group projects, and research. The course will introduce students to critical theory and critical perspectives of leadership to help students broaden their perspectives on leadership and develop more complex thought and practice of leadership.
Students must pay a $32 materials fee. Contact leadershipstudies@umd.edu with questions.