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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership Studies, BA


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The B.A. degree in Leadership Studies is a degree program that focuses on the study and understanding of leadership needed in the post-industrial world of the 21st century. Leaders need to be able to read critically, think analytically and communicate effectively. Scholarly understanding of the theory and history of leadership is required as well as the conceptual skills of team building, collaboration, innovation, conflict resolution, communication and problem solving. In addition to appropriate coursework, a field experience component is also required.

This degree prepares students to take positions in social agencies of various types, governmental entities and a wide range of private, not-for-profit groups.

Degree Requirements


It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with all requirements for the BA degree. The major is Leadership Studies is 30 sch.

  1. Complete at least 120 sch of which 54sch must be taken at the junior/senior level. At least 30sch must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin; 24 of the last 30 sch must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin.
  2. Obtain at least a “C” grade in all major courses, and maintain at least a GPA of 2.0 in all courses applicable toward the degree.
  3. The total semester credit hours required for a B.A. in Leadership Studies is 120.
  4. Completion of a minor is required; most minors require 18 sch of which 12 sch must be upper level. Please refer to the catalog for minor choices and specific minor requirements.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 sch)


(1 course)

* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Component Area (3 sch)


(1 course)

Creative Arts (3 sch)


(1 course)

* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area Option (0 to 3 sch)


(1 course)

Major Requirements


The major in Leadership Studies requires a student to complete 30 sch which is composed of a core of 15 sch combined with 15sch of electives courses. Two of these elective courses must be LEAD courses and the other three courses must be chosen from the elective list below.

Minor (18 sch; 12 sch must be upper level)


(refer to Discipline specifications)

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