The degree earned is a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Option in Leadership Studies.
The degree requires a total of 120 units. The number of units you are required to complete for this program will depend on the number of units and the courses you transfer in. Typically students will transfer in 60 units and will need to complete an additional 60 units for the degree. This will include a total of 40 upper division units.
The 40 upper division units include:
- 30 units in the major
- 9 units of general education
There are other institutional requirements and opportunities for electives as well. These additional requirements can be taken at HSU or transferred in; however, only 70 community college units can be applied toward the 120 total units for the degree.
Leadership Studies students should review Degree Audit Report (DARS), utilize the academic checklist and consult with the Leadership Studies adviser each term.
The graph below offers an example of a course sequence plan for completing classes required for the major in two years. Additional courses may be needed in order to meet graduation requirements.
Note: This is a model plan for completing the classes required for the major in two years. Additional courses may need to be taken to meet graduation requirements.
- Please review the Leadership Studies Degree Requirements Summary.
- Current information about General Education, American Institutions, Diversity & Common Ground requirements can be found in the HSU catalog.
- To see other online classes offered at HSU, consult the HSU online class schedules. Note that some online classes have set meeting times (synchronous) and some have "TBA" or no set meeting time (asynchronous).:
Possible Course Sequence Plan
|August||October||First||311 Foundations of Leadership||3|
|October||December||331 Leadership Communication||3|
|January||March||Second||321 Data Driven Leadership||3|
|March||May||341 Strategic Planning & Forecasting||3|
|May||July||Third||441 Developing Dynamic Organizations||3|
|August||October||Fourth||351 Project Implementation / Evaluation||3|
|October||December||411 Managing Employees / Stakeholders||3|
|January||March||Fifth||421 Strategic Sustainability||3|
|March||May||431 Technology & Leadership||3|
|May||July||Sixth||451 Capstone in Leadership||3|
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