Global Leadership*

Degree offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Global Leadership

Credits required 15

Dean

Calvin McFadden

Program contact

Mary Zahm, Professor of Psychology and Director of Civic Engagement, ext. 2579

Program Goals Statement

This program offers students the opportunity to develop the global perspective and interpersonal competencies needed for success in the emerging global workplace such as communication, team building, leadership, and project management skills and to practice them by engaging in service-learning. It also offers them the opportunity to learn strategies for applying their education to address social problems in their community.

Program Information

  • Students must take at least one course that meets the global awareness general education competency and complete a service-learning project for it.
  • Students must take one of the two courses that focus on development of interpersonal competencies and skills needed for success as a leader in the global and local communities.
  • Students must engage in community service in the leadership course either by completing a service-learning project or leading peers on a community service project.
  • Students must complete at least three courses in their program of study or program electives with or without a service-learning component.

 

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

PSY 271Global Leadership

3 credits

Or

PSY 295Honors Seminar in Community Leadership

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6
The elective must be a BCC course with the Global Awareness General Education designation and completion of a service-learning component for it.

Elective Courses

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

The electives must be courses either required by the student's program or program electives with or without completion of service-learning components for them.

 

Recommended course sequence - Fall Semester 1

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Any BCC course that meets the global awareness general education competency with a service-learning component AND a BCC course with or without a service-learning component.

Recommended course sequence - Spring Semester 2

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

PSY 271Global Leadership

3 credits

Or

PSY 295Honors Seminar in Community Leadership

3 credits

PSY 271 or PSY 295 with a service-learning requirement and two BCC courses -- with or without a service-learning component.
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