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LEAD Concentration General Leadership Electives

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy

Drake University offers an undergraduate, interdisciplinary Concentration in Leadership Education and Development open to all students from any academic major. For more information than what is presented below, please visit the Course Catalog.


Drake University undergraduate students will make significant contributions to their university and their communities of involvement by developing and exemplifying ethical leadership.

Leadership Concentration

Designation/Course No. Title Credits
LEAD 001: Foundations of Leadership 1
LEAD 050: Leadership: Theory to Practices 3
LEAD 060: Leadership Experience 1
  Prerequisite or taken concurrently with LEAD 50
LEAD 100: Leadership: Influence and Change 3
  Prerequisite: LEAD 50
  Meets Engaged Citizen AOI
LEAD 190: Capstone Practicum with Reflection 3
  Prerequisite: LEAD 100
LEAD Elective (must be LEAD and/or LEAD cross-listed class) 3-6
Ethics or Global Elective 3
Leadership Elective 0-3
  Total   20

Current Course Offerings:

LEAD Spring 2018 Schedule

Leadership Electives:

LEAD Concentration General Leadership Electives

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