Humanities for Leadership
Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • The Humanities for Leadership degree is a pre-professional degree that prepares students to be leaders in any career. In addition to required courses in the humanities and leadership, students take courses to fulfill an "area of specialization" that can include, but is not limited to, business, science, the social sciences, the arts, engineering, pre-med, or pre-law. Students often expand their area of concentration into a second major. Graduates are efficacious, adaptable, and ethical leaders in whatever professional fields they enter.

    In order to earn the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities for Leadership, students take courses in four content areas:

    1. humanities core classes,
    2. leadership classes,
    3. specialization classes, and 
    4. electives.

    The curriculum builds on knowledge and skills over the four years, so student are expected to complete the required courses in sequence at a regular pace.

    Sample courses that could count towards an Area of Specialization:

    Business: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, International Economic Events and Business Decisions, International Political Economy, Business Ethics, or Corporate Social Responsibility.

    Nonprofit: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Service and Engagement, Nonprofit Leadership, or Resource development and Stewardship.

    Public Affairs: Foundations of Public Administration, Understanding Organizations, or Policy Analysis.

    Pre-Medicine: Molecular and Cellular Biology series, General Chemistry series, Organic Chemistry series, or Physics series.

    Pre-Law: Logic, Philosophy of Law, International Law, Constitutional Law, or Environmental Law and Impact Studies.