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Leadership & Cultural Studies

If your goal is to gain a classic undergraduate education in the liberal arts tradition, then our College of Arts and Sciences' Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Cultural Studies was designed with you in mind.

Leadership & Cultural Studies:

  • Includes studies in philosophy, world politics, religion, and ethics
  • Emphasizes communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal relations skills
  • Is designed to build skills necessary for positions in human resources, management, counseling, and other service-oriented positions

The Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Cultural Studies develops proficiency in communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal relations. The emphasis in communication includes composition, the arts, logic, and counseling. Critical thinking involves studies in philosophy, world politics, and religion, as well as ethics, and psychology. Interpersonal preparation adds consideration of world conflict and its resolution, and investigations into traditions of leadership.

Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Cultural Studies

  1. Meet or exceed all University of Mobile admission requirements as provided in this catalog.
  2. Make application for the LCS program after completing 50 hours of core curriculum courses.
  3. Have attained the age of 21 or older.

Attendance Requirements
The College of Arts and Sciences adheres to the attendance policy of the Center for Adult Programs for students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Leadership and Cultural Studies. Please see the appropriate section of the catalog.

Sample Course Sequence

This course sequence is provided as a sample only, and does not include basic core requirements. Individual schedules may vary. Students are required to complete a total of 130-133 hours for graduation. See the catalog for a list of Basic Course Requirements.

Year One
Fall Term II AR 310 History of Arts
Fall Term III EN 331 Advanced Composition
Fall Term IV PSY 320 Logic
Spring Term II PSY 325 Introduction to Counseling
Spring Term III EN 405 Shakespeare
Spring Term IV PY 101 Introduction to Philosophy
Summer Term IV PS 115 World Politics
Summer Term V PSY 303 Psychology of Learning

 

Year Two
Fall Term II PY 310 World Religions
Fall Term III PY 412 Moral Philosophy/Ethics
Fall Term IV SA 203 Modern Social Problems
Spring Term II LDS 304 Biblical Traditions of Leadership
Spring Term III LDS 305 Democracy and Tyranny
Spring Term IV HI 414 Group Conflict: Prudent Reactions to 20th Century Genocide
Summer Term IV LDS 454 Multi-Cultural Leadership

 

Requirements for Minor

Requirements for a minor in Leadership and Cultural Studies:

The minor in Leadership and Cultural Studies consists of eighteen semester hours of coursework named in the BS in Leadership and Cultural Studies (Sample Course Sequence) above. At least six hours must be upper level coursework.

Course Requirements

General Requirements (51 hours):

  • EN 101, 102 Effective English
  • HPES 101 plus 3 activity courses
  • History
  • Laboratory Science
  • Literature
  • Christian Studies 310 and 321 or 331
  • Elective: AR 201 or MU 111
  • MA Elective: 102 or higher
  • COM 101
  • CIS 101
  • PSY 201
  • SA 202

General Electives (29 hours)

Communication, Critical Thinking, & Interpersonal Skills Requirements (45 hours):

  • AR 310 History of Arts
  • EN 331 Advanced Composition
  • PY 320 Logic
  • PSY 325 Introduction to Counseling
  • EN 405 Shakespeare
  • PY 101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PS 115 World Politics
  • PSY 303 Psychology of Learning
  • PY 310 World Religions
  • PY 412 Moral Philosophy/Ethics
  • SA 203 Modern Social Problems
  • LDS 304 Biblical Traditions of Leadership
  • LDS 305 Democracy and Tyranny
  • HI 414 Group Conflict
  • LDS 454 Multi-Cultural Leadership