2022-2023 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies Concentration, B.A.


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The Leadership Studies Bachelor’s degree-completion program is designed for students who have completed 60 units of undergraduate coursework (see transfer requirements below) and want to gain foundational leadership skills in: planning, critical thinking, sustainability, and organizational transformation. All courses for the major are fully online. Leadership Studies is offered via self-support through the College of Extended Education & Global Engagement. Self-support programs are subject to program specific fees.

The Leadership Studies program offers access to a degree through a dynamic public online education. Following an interdisciplinary approach, students develop personal and professional skills to transform self and enrich communities. Graduates realize their competencies and inspiration toward positively enhancing their careers and lives.

For more information about the program contact Extended Education at 707-826- 3769 or visit the Leadership Studies website.

Upper Division Transfer Requirements

To be considered an Upper Division Transfer student, you must have:

  • Completed a minimum of 60 semester or 90 quarter units of transferable coursework (if transferring from a community college, it is advised to complete 70 semester units or 105 quarter units as allowed);
  • have an overall college GPA of at least 2.00;
  • be in good standing at the last college or university attended. In simple terms, “good standing” means you are eligible to re-enroll at your last college or university;
  • have completed 10 general education courses (30 semester units or 45 quarter units) of basic skills courses, with a grade of C- or better, and, specifically, four courses completed in the following GE breadth areas: A: Written Communication, A: Oral Communication, A: Critical Thinking, and B: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning.

Requirements for the Major

For a description of degree requirements to be fulfilled in addition to those listed below for the major, please see “Bachelor’s Degree Requirements 

Self-Support Program Fees


The Interdisciplinary Studies: Leadership Studies program is offered through self-support mode by the College of Extended Education & Global Engagement. Self-support programs are subject to program specific fees. Fee information is available on the College of Extended Education & Global Engagement website.

This major is not offered as a state-supported program and is not an option for a change of major.

Program Learning Outcomes


Students completing this major will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • analyze and assess an organization’s systems of power and privilege
  • develop and present long-term strategic plans that promote sustainability
  • collect, analyze, and effectively use quantitative and qualitative data using an evidence-based framework
  • develop and implement leadership skills to enhance organizational effectiveness
  • communicate with diverse groups and be able to evaluate/integrate the perspective of others when seeking solutions to leadership

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