Leadership Studies Minor
College of Business
The Zenon C.R. Hansen minor in leadership studies is a 19-credit minor that will increase your understanding of any group. The minor is compromised of core and content courses and a senior seminar. Core courses encompass broad leadership concepts, such as the history of leadership and ethics- giving students the fundamental knowledge they will need to understand leadership studies. Content courses are drawn from different academic departments, allowing students to determine their focus.
The Hansen Leadership Program provides activities and events to help develop leadership for all members of the Doane community. Students pursuing a minor in Leadership Studies may attend Hansen Leadership Program events as a part of their courses, or on their own.
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The Doane Difference
With over 60 student-led clubs and organizations, including a Student Programming Board that sponsors competitions and guest appearances, our campus is a community. From Athletes to Zumba enthusiasts, there is a place for you at Doane University.
One of the most important college experiences is engaging and learning in your classes. At the Doane Learning Center, our students have free access to academic counseling and support to exceed in their studies.
At Doane University, we reward students for their achievements both in and outside of the classroom. Through scholarships, grants, work-study, and on-campus employment, our students look forward to starting jobs, not payment plans.
Whether you served on student council, were a member of the honor society, led band or was captain of the soccer team - your Leadership career doesn't have to end in high school. In fact, that was only the beginning for you. The Hansen Fellows Scholarship is awarded to 32 outstanding high school seniors who stand out through a record of leadership and service. The scholarship is work $1,000. Visit the Directions Program page for more information.
Students are given the chance to help their community through diverse, direct-service experiences. Alternative Break groups partner with nonprofit organizations working towards combating a specific UN Sustainable Development Goal.
Requirements for the Leadership Studies Minor:
Complete the following courses:
Complete nine additional credits
Social Group Behaviors in Leadership
Communication and Culture for Leaders and Groups
Legal and Business Issues in Leadership
Historical-Political Context and Leadership
Relay For Life
Phi Beta Lambda
Launch Leadership is a volunteer nonprofit, dedicated to empowering 6-12th grade students through experience-based leadership training. Staff is comprised of college students, professional educators and other professionals.