This applied minor will introduce you to interdisciplinary ways of thinking about leadership, ethics, morality and decision-making, and help you integrate what you are learning in the classroom with your co-curricular activities.
Applied minors (AMs) are distinctive programs allowing you to personalize your education and to help you make direct connections between academic interests and co-curricular activities.
The following course is required:
- MGMT 211 Leadership: Theory & Practice
Three of the following courses:
- AWPE 308 Stables Instructor Program
- EDUC 221 Outdoor Trip Leadership
- EDUC 310 Experiential Education
- ENG 309 Prophetic Black Women
- ENG 353 Topics in Peace and Justice
- ENSU 141 Environment, Society and Sustainability
- HDSR 239 Persons and Systems
- MGMT 312 Leadership and Change
- MGMT 342 Leadership and Dealing with Differences
- MGMT 368 Business Communication
- MUSE 224 Uses and Abuses of Museums
- PAGS 342 Conflict Resolution
- PSYC 356 Psychology of Prejudice
- THEA 270 Theatrecraft
- THEA 333 Applied Theatre: Assistant Stage Manager
- THEA 335 Applied Theatre: Master Electrician
- THEA 339 Assistant Designer
- Any Ford/Knight research course concerning issues of leadership
You will also complete one of the following co-curricular activities:
- Participation in the Bonner Scholars program for at least two years
- Participation in Quaker Fellows program for at least two years
- Student leader of Model UN for at least one year
- Outdoor Education Student Leader Training for at least one year
- Resident Assistant Training and work for at least one year
- Earlham Student Government for at least one year
- Student event manager for at least one year
- Leadership position in theater production for at least one production
- New Student Orientation Leadership Group for at least one year
- Convener of a student group for at least one year
- Barn staff position for at least one year
- Captain or leadership position on an athletics team for at least one season
You will complete one of the following:
- An integrative reflection paper that describes current knowledge of leadership in general and own skills and development gained through applied minor experiences.
- A significant public presentation on or off-campus such as a presentation of learning, a presentation at college meeting for worship or a conference presentation related to leadership.
Our faculty will prepare you for the job market to leave Earlham with a clear designation that you possess the marketable skill of leadership that employers seek.