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Current Course Offerings

Courses on this page include the current leadership courses being offered during the 2019 Spring semester.  For additional information, please visit the UNF course catalog.

Spring 2019 Leadership Courses

LDR3003: Introduction to Leadership (3 CR) 


Description: Multiple sections are offered each term. This course is open to all students and satisfies a Gen Ed requirement in critical thinking (piloted in Spring '19). 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 15818 / Distance Learning; TBD (Jan. 7 - Apr. 26)

CRN 18252 / Distance Learning; Dr. Tara Rowe (Jan. 7 - Apr. 26)
CRN 15850 / Distance Learning; Dr. Dianne Taylor (Jan. 7 - Apr. 26)
CRN 16828 / Distance Learning; Dr. Dianne Taylor (Jan. 7 - Apr. 26)
CRN 17363 / Classroom (Honors); Rick Tryon T/R, 10:50am-12:05pm (Jan. 7 - Apr. 26)
CRN 15819 / Hybrid; Dr. Matt Ohlson; 7 TUESDAY MORNINGS, 10:50am-12:05pm: Jan. 8, 15, 22; Feb. 5, 12, 19 & Mar. 5; Location: TBA (Students volunteer as mentors in Duval County Middle Schools)


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 16352 / Classroom; Dr. Rudolph Jamison; Thursdays, 12:15-2:55pm; Building 57, Room 2070


SOP3515: Conflict Transformation (3 CR)  


Description: This course explores the nature of conflict that is borne by individual, relational, cultural, and structural differences and inequalities. This course will teach undergraduate students the skills to engage in change efforts. Transforming conflict intrapersonally and pursuing peace building interpersonally, students are empowered to recognize and transform conflict in relationships, institutions, and organizations. The course is designed to facilitate a perspective that is insightful and competent in creating change for people whose culture, philosophy, racial identity, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, age, religious orientation, and socio-economic status are a damaging source of conflict.


CRN 16230 / Classroom; Dr. Curtis Phills; T/R, 1:40 pm - 2:55 pm; Building 2 Room 1018


LDR4263: Leadership Practicum (3 CR)


Description: Prerequisite: LDR3003 plus completion of one primary elective, one secondary elective; postings to the Experiential Learning Transcript, and consultation from the Taylor Leadership Institute. This is the culminating course for the Leadership Minor. The course is normally taken during the student's final term in residence 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. Examples of co-curricular activities include on-campus and off-campus activities, employment, volunteerism, community service, internships, study abroad experiences, and other forms of community-based learning. Students reflect on their experiential learning about leadership through dialogue and ongoing reflective practice. Required activities include written reflections on co-curricular activities and delivery of an oral leadership capstone presentation.

CRN 17338/ Hybrid; Dr. Matt Ohlson; Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: Jan. 10, 17, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28; Mar.7, 28; Apr. 11, 18. Location: TBD