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Current Course Offerings

Courses on this page include the leadership courses currently available for the 2019 Spring semester as well as the upcoming 2019 Summer and Fall semester.  For additional information, please visit the UNF course catalog.

Summer 2019 Leadership Courses


LDR3003: Introduction to Leadership (3 CR)

 

Description: Multiple sections are offered each term.  This course is open to all students except first-year students (students must have a minimum of 30 credit hours). This is the gateway course for the Leadership Minor, though students do not have to declare the leadership minor in order to enroll. The course  introduces participants to the major theories of leadership and their application in personal and professional settings. Participants engage in self-reflective and applied learning activities that allow them to draw upon their personal characteristics and experiences in order to make connections between class work and their own developing leadership style. 

 

CRN 50168 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Tara Rowe (Summer A: May 8 - June 18)  

CRN 50181 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Dianne Taylor (Summer A: May 8 - June 18)  

CRN 51597 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Andrea Buenano  (Summer A: May 8 - June 18)  

CRN 50184 / Distance Learning;  Dave Reed (Summer B: June 24 - Aug 2) 

CRN 50186Distance LearningDr. Andrea Adams-Manning (Summer B: June 24 - Aug 2)  

CRN 51598  /  Distance Learning ; Karine Stukes  (Summer B: June 24 - Aug 2)

 

  

LDR4263: Leadership Practicum (3 CR) 

Summer 2019 practicum is listed on UNF course schedule as LDR 4990 Exp: Direct Independent Study - CRN 51458. For more information please contact Karine Stukes at k.stukes@unf.edu or call (904)620-5934.   


*Please note that this is not a field-based internship, practicum is a senior / capstone in-classroom course

 

Description: Prerequisite: LDR3003 plus completion of one primary elective, AND one secondary IDLE elective; OR LDR3003 plus completion of two primary electives.  Leadership is the #1 trait employers are looking for in prospective employees. By taking this engaging hybrid course, students take the final step in the process of completing the coveted Leadership Minor AND refining valuable leadership skills such as the ability to inspire, motivate and empower others towards desired results.   This is the culminating course for the Leadership Minor. The course is normally taken during the student's final term at UNF prior to graduation. Students hone their leadership style and leadership identity through review of leadership theory and reflection on their current and prior co-curricular activities. After completion of this course students will be able to document their impact as a leader on campus, in the classroom, and within the community. Students develop of a clear plan for future roles as a leader and collaborate with peers to understand the fundamental elements of leadership. Students also learn effective public speaking skills to facilitate the creation of their own "Leadership Ted Talk" while also establishing a marketable "personal brand" - our goal is to ensure all TLI students graduate with the artifacts needed to be sought after by employers. Additionally students participate in a  Leadership Coaching Initiative  where each practicum student will be mentored/coached by a campus or community leader. 

 

CRN 51458 / Hybrid; Dr. Matt Ohlson & Karine Stukes; Meets on 6 Monday afternoons, 3:00 pm - 4:15pm (Summer A) May 8 thru June 18; Location: 9/1103 (Students also participate in experiential learning and mentorship)

 

Fall 2019 Leadership Courses

 

LDR3003: Introduction to Leadership (3 CR)

 

Description:  Multiple sections are offered each term.  This course is open to all students except first-year students (students must have a minimum of 30 credit hours). This is the gateway course for the  Leadership Minor , though students do not have to declare the leadership minor in order to enroll. The course  introduces participants to the major theories of leadership and their application in personal and professional settings. Participants engage in self-reflective and applied learning activities that allow them to draw upon their personal characteristics and experiences in order to make connections between class work and their own developing leadership style. 

 

CRN 80813 / Distance Learning;  TBA  (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)  

CRN 80814 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Tara Rowe (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)

CRN 80987 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Dianne Taylor  (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)  

CRN 81378 / Distance Learning;  Dave Reed  (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)   

CRN 83316 / Distance Learning;  Dr. Adams-Manning  (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)    

CRN 83524 / Distance Learning; TBA   (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)     

CRN 82686 / Classroom (Honors);  Rick Tryon M/W, 12:00-1:15 pm,  Founders Hall 2/2220   (Aug. 19 - Dec. 13)   

CRN 83321 / Hybrid;  Dr. Matt Ohlson; Meets on 13  Tuesday mornings , 10:50 am-12:05 pm: Aug. 19 (online); Aug. 20; 27; Sept. 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1, 15, 22, 29; & Nov. 5, 12, 19; Location: TBA (Students volunteer as mentors in Duval County Middle Schools)   

 

 

LDR3320: Collaborative Leadership (3 CR)

Description: Prerequisite: LDR3003; The focus of this course is leadership within the context of small work groups and self-directed project teams, and their role and functions within organizations and the workplace. This course teaches students how to collaborate successfully in an ever-changing world by building the foundation for leadership in both theory and practice than can be applied to any organization or group. As a result of the information explosion, leaders are needed who are able to work collaboratively across cultures and disciplines, from business to education environments. Business people are working with individuals and groups from all cultures and walks of life on every continent. Collaborative leadership knowledge and skills have become a necessity to enable emerging leaders to transcend differences to build organizations and teams of committed workers and employees.   

 

CRN 82372 / Hybrid;  Dr. Renee Wyden;  Meets on 9 Wednesday mornings , 9:00 -10:50 am; Aug 19 (online); Aug. 21; Sept. 4, 18; Oct. 2, 16, 30; Nov. 13, 27; Petway Hall 57/1210 

 

 

LDR3240: Inter-Group Dialogue Among Diverse Populations (3 CR)

Description: This course is designed to provide foundational skills in knowledge needed to participate in and facilitate multicultural group interactions that engage difficult conversations. The course assumes that the most effective facilitators of multicultural group interactions possess a level of awareness, skill, knowledge, and passion. As an experience in inter-group dialogue, students will engage difference across their social identities, values and power disparities. Through dialogic learning, the course underscores the pivotal role that values play in the pursuit of “truth and knowledge” in higher education and their application to authentic leadership development.  Emphasis is placed on interpreting leadership theory and practice in context of Social Change Theory and UNF’s six core values. Through values-driven leadership, students can make a difference on campus and in the community. This course is always taught in a live classroom setting. 

 

CRN 81079 / Classroom;  Dr. Rudolph Jamison; Wednesdays, 12:00 -2:45 pm; Petway Hall 57/2080 

 

 

LDR4263: Leadership Practicum (3 CR) 

*Please note that this is not a field-based internship, practicum is a senior / capstone in-classroom course

 

Description: Prerequisite: LDR3003 plus completion of one primary elective, AND one secondary IDLE elective; OR LDR3003 plus completion of two primary electives.  Leadership is the #1 trait employers are looking for in prospective employees. By taking this engaging hybrid course, students take the final step in the process of completing the coveted Leadership Minor AND refining valuable leadership skills such as the ability to inspire, motivate and empower others towards desired results.   This is the culminating course for the Leadership Minor. The course is normally taken during the student's final term at UNF prior to graduation. Students hone their leadership style and leadership identity through review of leadership theory and reflection on their current and prior co-curricular activities. After completion of this course students will be able to document their impact as a leader on campus, in the classroom, and within the community. Students develop of a clear plan for future roles as a leader and collaborate with peers to understand the fundamental elements of leadership. Students also learn effective public speaking skills to facilitate the creation of their own "Leadership Ted Talk" while also establishing a marketable "personal brand" - our goal is to ensure all TLI students graduate with the artifacts needed to be sought after by employers. Additionally students participate in a  Leadership Coaching Initiative  where each practicum student will be mentored/coached by a campus or community leader. 


CRN 82373 / Hybrid;  Dr. Matt Ohlson;  Meets on 9  Monday mornings , 10:50 -11:50 am: Aug. 19 (online); Aug. 26; Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2; Location: TBA