Michael C. Gleason, program director; Ashley R. Lang, assistant program director
Designed to complement all majors, the leadership minor requires completion of requirements in five areas. Completed components of the minor are documented in an individualized student portfolio and approved by the program director in consultation with the Leadership Education and Service Committee.]
Intended Student Learning Outcomes
- apply leadership skills to active practice (Community Builders, Retrieving Freedom, Inc.).
- integrate leadership across disciplines.
- construct a definition of leadership in context based on personal experience.
1. Initiative-Description of at least one significant experience where the student has identified a community need and developed a plan or course of action to address that need. Experience may be curricular, co-curricular, or independent of the college.
2. Academic Performance -Six courses are required to satisfy the academic performance component
3. Difference/Diversity -At least one significant experience in a cultural environment different from the student’s own. Experience may be curricular, co-curricular, or independent of the college.
4. Group Work -A project that demonstrates the capacity to work effectively within a group toward a common goal that serves a community interest. Experience may be curricular, co-curricular, or independent of the college.
5. Service -Design and implementation of an effective service project. Experience may be curricular, co-curricular, or independent of the college.
6. Portfolio-Presentation of a portfolio documenting the student’s achievements for review by the Leadership Education and Service Committee and approved by the program director. In addition to the components noted above, each portfolio also includes an executive summary designed to provide the student the opportunity to reflect on his or her leadership education while a student at Wartburg.