Santa Clara University

Leading People, Organizations & Social Change

Facilitator: Barry Posner, Management

Courses in this Pathway examine theories of leadership and cultivate the skills and competencies necessary to lead people and organizations to achieve social change. Students will be exposed to historical and current examples of leaders and their impact on the communities they serve. Students will also explore and research methods leaders use to inspire, initiate and accomplish change in various formal, social and community roles and settings. Throughout the experience, students will be challenged to think and reflect on the type of leader they believe they should become in order to achieve their goals while addressing the needs of the greater community.

Associated Courses

Business Administration
*BUSN          71            Foundations of Leadership (two units)
*BUSN          72            Business Leadership Skills (two units)
*BUSN          173          The Leadership Experience
*BUSN          196          Leadership Practicum


Communication
*COMM        150B       Public Relations Theories and Principles
*COMM        151A       Organizational Communication
*COMM        152B       Public Relations Strategies and Practices

Global Economics & Business
IBUS-420 900T Int'l Business & Trade Seminar I (American University Washington Semester Program)

Government
GOVT-417-001T Transforming Communities Seminar I
(American University Washington Semester Program)

History
HIST               84           Women in American Society (cross-listed with WGST 57)
HIST               176         US Military History (cross-listed with MILS 176)
HIST               177         Gays and Lesbians in United States History (cross-listed with WGST 138)
HIST               181         United States Women Since 1900
HIST               188S       The Making of Modern America: The Progressive Era (formerly HIST 188)

Military Science
MILS              11           Leadership and Personal Development (cross-listed with MILS 21/131/141)
MILS              21           Innovative Leadership (cross-listed with MILS 11/131/141)
*MILS            131         Adaptive Team Leadership (cross-listed with MILS 21/11/141)
*MILS            141         Developing Adaptive Leaders (cross-listed with MILS 21/11/131)
MILS              176         US Military History (cross-listed with HIST 176)


Sociology
SOCI              134         Globalization and Inequality
SOCI              135         Gender and Social Change in Latin America (cross-listed with WGST 128)
SOCI              148         Stakeholder Diversity Issues in Contemporary American Organizations
SOCI              149         Business, Technology and Society

Women's and Gender Studies
WGST            57           Women in American Society (cross-listed with HIST 84)
WGST            128         Gender and Social Change in Latin America (cross-listed with SOCI 135)
WGST            138         Gays and Lesbians in United States History (cross-listed with HIST 177)
WGST            173         United States Women Since 1900 (cross-listed with HIST 181)


* Indicates Course Has Prerequisites