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Kirby Leadership Institute

Academic Requirements

To complete the academic requirements for the Kirby Leadership Certificate, you must complete one course
from each of the four categories listed. Classes that also fulfill Liberal Education requirements are noted.

Ethics

Theory & Practice

Communication

Capstone Seminar



 

 

Leadership Ethics

BLAW 2001 The Business Environment Cat 8
BLAW 3001 Law & Ethics for Financial Professionals  
CLA 1101 Leadership Ethics  
COMM 3510 Ethics in Human Communication  
CRIM 3375 Restorative Justice  
CS 3111 Computer Ethics  
CST 1101 Intro to Cultural Studies Cat 8
EDUC 4500 Professional Issues & Ethics  
EDUC 7006 Ethics & Professionalism in Education  
EGMT 5250 Legal, Ethical & Environmental Issues in Engineering  
ENGR 4001 Engineering Professionalism  
GEOG 2305 Geography of Cultural Diversity  
HCM 4530 Legal Aspects of & Ethics in Health Care  
IS 8501 Seminar: Ethics & the Human Condition  
JOUR 3700 Media Law & Ethics  
MAPL 5110 Ethics in Politics  
MGTS 4421 Managing Change  
MGTS 4431 Leadership  
MKTG 3751 Marketing Ethics  
OJED 4610 Professional Issues in Ojibwe Education  
PE 2001 Sport Ethics & Society Cat 7
PHIL 1003 Ethics & Society Cat 8
PHIL 1007 Philosophy & World Religions Cat 7
PHIL 3222 Medical Ethics  
PHIL 3242 Values & Technology  
PHIL 3281 Ethical Theory  
PSY 3211 Group Dynamics  
SAFE 6401 Environmental Safety & Legal Implications  
SOC 3322 Law & Society  
SOC 3375 Restorative Justice  
SPED 4610 Professional Issues in Special Education  
SSP 3003 Tutor Training: Individualization of Instruction  
SW 4201 Social Welfare Policy  
WRS 8581 Research & Professional Ethics in Water Resource Science  
WS 1000 Intro to Women's Studies Cat 7
WS 2101 Women, Race & Class Cat 8
WS 3800 Feminist Activism & Community Organizing  

 

 

 

Leadership Theory & Practice

AIR 1591 Leadership Practicum  
AIR 3101 Leadership Studies  
AMIN 2210 American Indian Politics Cat 6
AMIN 5310 Applied Tribal Leadership & Governance  
BIOL 5869 Great Lakes Ecology & Management  
CC 3150 Coaching Methods  
CLA 1199 Leadership Practicum  
CLA 2102 Leadership Theory & Practice  
ECH 2025 Educating the Human Brain  
ECH 4009 Leadership in Early Childhood Studies  
EDAD 5911 Leadership & Personal Growth in Educational Administration  
EDSE 4100 Teaching in a Diverse Society  
EDUC 1100 Human Diversity Cat 8
EDUC 7140 Transformative Leadership  
EGMT 4100 Engineering Professionalism & Practice  
ENED 3009 Outdoor Leadership  
ESAT 3432 Exercise Leadership  
FMED 6997 Rural Academy of Leadership  
HPER 3000 Organization & Administration of Health, Physical Education & Recreation  
IBS 8099 Biological Practitioner  
MAPL 6005 Political & Advocacy Leadership  
MATH 3120 Math Tutoring Project  
ME 4365 Global Sustainability Experience in Design/Manufacturingin Africa  
MGTS 3997 Management of Community Projects  
MGTS 4443 Building & Leading Teams in Organizations  
MGTS 4481 Strategic Management  
MKTG 4781 Marketing Management & Strategy  
MU 8605 Leadership in Music Education  
POL 1011 American Government & Politics Cat 6
POL 1050 International Relations Cat 8
POL 1200 Intro to Public Policy  
POL 1500 Intro to Comparative Politics Cat 6
PSY 3010 Internship Preparation: Issues & Ethics  
PSY 3707 Organizational Psychology  
SOC 3831 Organization & Society  
SOC 3901 Social Change & Social Policy  
TH 3699 Production Management  

 

 

 

Communication

Any foreign language course  
Any American Sign Language course  
COMM 1000 Human Communication Theory Cat 3
COMM 1112 Public Speaking Cat 3
COMM 1222 Interpersonal Communication Cat 3
COMM 1500 Media & Society  
FMIS 3141 Business Communications  
Any 2000, 3000, or 4000 level COMM course  

 

 

 

Capstone Seminar

Register for the Capstone Seminar when you have completed and documented all (or almost all) of the required leadership activities, which include:

  • 20 hours of workshops, including at least six of those hours on diversity/equity topics
  • 250 hours of service
  • Academic coursework (or you have had approval for alternatives).

To register for the Capstone Seminar, email Program Coordinator Joie Acheson Lee. The Capstone Seminar consists of three one-hour workshops during which you will create your Leadership Resume; discuss leadership theory and practice; and prepare to receive your UMD Leadership Certificate at the spring Awards Ceremony.
Capstone seminars are taught once each fall and spring. The seminars are not a credit-bearing course. There is no fee to participate, but the seminar is a madnatory step toward receiving the UMD Leadership Certificate.


 

 
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