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Leadership and Service (2014-2015)
This program provides students the core skills and values needed for engagement in civic leadership. The program helps develop communication skills, explores diverse cultures, and requires participation in building communities. Students will obtain training and experiences in planning, policy development and implementation, decision-making, goal and objective development, leadership theory and styles, organizational development, cultural programming, time management, problem solving and conflict resolution, budget development, team building, group dynamics, event planning, student rights and responsibilities, governance alternatives, parliamentary procedures and community service. This certificate is an excellent addition to the degree and transfer requirements for students pursuing any major. With careful planning, students may also double-count restricted electives toward satisfaction of their CSU GE Breadth or IGETC requirements.
 
Program Learning Outcomes
Students will have gained the core skills and values needed for development of leadership skills including communication, decision-making, governance alternatives, using parliamentary procedure, being an effective member of a team and developing a budget.
Students will demonstrate skills needed to effectively provide service to and impact the surrounding community, and will be prepared for future civic responsibility and participation in building communities.
Units required for Certificate: 21
 
Program Type(s):
CP = Certificate of Proficiency [Non-Transcriptable].
Leadership and Service Certificate of Proficiency - (21 Units)[Non-Transcriptable]
Core Courses (8 Units):
CNSL 86 Introduction to Leadership (1 unit)
CNSL 87 Leadership: Theories & Practices (1 unit)
CNSL 88 Leadership: Theories, Styles & Realities (1 unit)
CNSL 89 Advanced Leadership Realities (1 unit)
CNSL 90A Introductory Leadership Independent Study (1 unit)
CNSL 90B Leadership Independent Study II (1 unit)
CNSL 90C Leadership Independent Study lll (1 unit)
SOSC 79 Introduction to Community Service (1 unit)

Support Courses (13 Units):
Select ONE course from each category.

Communication
COMM 1A Public Speaking (5 units)
or COMM 1AH Honors Public Speaking (5 units)
COMM 2 Interpersonal Communication (5 units)
COMM 4 Group Discussion (5 units)
COMM 10 Gender, Communication & Culture (5 units)
COMM 12 Intercultural Communication (5 units)

Cultural Competency
ANTH 2A Cultural Anthropology (4 units)
COMM 10 Gender, Communication & Culture (5 units)
COMM 12 Intercultural Communication (5 units)
ENGL 5 Gay & Lesbian Literature (4 units)
or ENGL 5H Honors Gay & Lesbian Literature (4 units)
ENGL 12 African American Literature (4 units)
ENGL 31 Latino/a Literature (4 units)
ENGL 40 Asian American Literature (4 units)
or ENGL 40 H Honors Asian American Literature (4 units)
HIST 10 History of California: The Multicultural State (4 units)
MUS 8 Music of Multicultural America (5 units)
or MUS 8H Honors Music of Multicultural America (5 units)
PHOT 8 Photography of Multicultural America (4 units)
or PHOT 8H Honors Photography of Multicultural America (4 units)
PSYC 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 units)
or SOC 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 units)
or WMN 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 units)
PSYC 22 Psychology of Prejudice (4 units)
SOC 23 Race & Ethnic Relations (4 units)
SOSC 20 Cross-Cultural Perspectives for a Multicultural Society (4 units)
THTR 8 Multicultural Theatre Arts in Modern America (4 units)
WMN 5 Introduction to Women's Studies (4 units)
WMN 11 Women in Global Perspective (4 units)

Political Science or Economics
ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics (5 units)
ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics (5 units)
POLI 1 Political Science: Introduction to American Government & Politics (5 units)
POLI 2 Comparative Government & Politics (4 units)
or POLI 2H Honors Comparative Government & Politics (4 units)
POLI 3 Introduction to Political Philosophy/Political Theory (5 units)
or POLI 3H Honors Introduction to Political Philosophy/Political Theory (5 units)
POLI 9 Political Economy (4 units)
or POLI 9H Honors Political Economy (4 units)
or ECON 9 Political Economy (4 units)
or ECON 9H Honors Political Economy (4 units)
POLI 15 International Relations/World Politics (4 units)
or POLI 15H Honors International Relations/World Politics (4 units)

Academic Year: 2014-2015

Current status: Approved
Last update: 2014-05-06 16:30:07

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