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Leadership Development, Level II

 
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Leadership Development, Level II will provide those students who seek a more in-depth study and understanding of those topics and materials pertaining to Leadership. Level Two also provides more opportunities to build critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as communication and large group leadership competencies. Finally, level two provides more opportunities for personal development and application of the leadership skills.
This AC is interdisciplinary and designed to build the thinking and social skills necessary for leadership roles in both the private and public sectors. Students will examine personal, group, communal, and societal leadership values and skills along with strategies for effective conflict negotiation, perceiving differences as opportunities, and overcoming natural impediments to effective decision-making. The intended overall learning outcome of the certificate is for students to achieve competency by using critical thinking, problem-solving, communicative, and collaborative skills to enact positive social change within their groups, their local communities, and in inter-groups and society, at large. The Academic Certificate (AC) in Leadership Development, Level I is embedded in this certificate.

Details

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Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Leadership Development, Level II (CER)
Academic Plan Code
6255N
Total Credits Required
25-26
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Learn different theories and modes regarding language and communication and their impact on effective leadership.
  2. Learn the use of effective communication techniques during the discussion of controversial topics.
  3. Learn effective listening techniques.
  4. Identify and evaluate personal leadership assumptions and philosophy, and how self-awareness impacts objective and subjective decision-making.
  5. Recognize the nature of coalitions, communities and systems and learn to utilize them as a leader.
  6. Develop public communication skills, tools, and strategies, including public speaking skills, used to lead and facilitate group learning activities or public presentations so as to promote effective group functioning.
  7. Develop leadership skills that can be shared with others by personal student development through college orientation, personal growth, study skills development, and educational and career planning.
  8. Explain the role of social responsibility to various stakeholders.
  9. Apply problem-solving and decision-making skills to business situations that involve legal, ethical, and social dimensions.
  10. Apply critical and analytical skill in the preparation of oral and written discourse on legal and ethical issues.
  11. Develop critical thinking skills that will help overcome impediments to effective decision-making.
  12. Learn traditional and emergent leadership theories, purposes and practices.
  13. Learn how diverse, ethnic, cultural, gender, cultural influences can affect leadership decisions.
  14. Develop individual qualities which will support group functioning.
  15. Use leadership skills to promote positive social change.
  16. Utilize strategies that respect and incorporate diverse ideas, values and beliefs.
  17. Apply critical thinking skills in leadership situations and to effect positive social change.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
LDR101 Emerging Leaders I Critical course Gateway course 2
AAA/CPD150 Strategies for College Success 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
LDR100 The Leader in You Critical course 3
LDR102 Emerging Leaders II 2
COM101 Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace 1

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM177 or
COM281AB or
LDR201
Experiential Group Activities Facilitation or Communication Activities or Leadership Facilitation I 2–3
COM225 Public Speaking L 3
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
LDR101 Emerging Leaders I Critical course Gateway course 2
AAA/CPD150 Strategies for College Success 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
LDR100 The Leader in You Critical course 3
LDR102 Emerging Leaders II 2
COM101 Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace 1

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM177 or
COM281AB or
LDR201
Experiential Group Activities Facilitation or Communication Activities or Leadership Facilitation I 2–3
COM225 Public Speaking L 3
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3
GBS205 or
HON201 or
MGT229 or
PHI105
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business or Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives or Management and Leadership I or Introduction to Ethics SB or HU 3
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Academic Certificate in Leadership Development, Level II (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=139341).


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