Leadership and Ethics

Description
The concentration in leadership and ethics provides a catalyst for students to become ethical leaders of organizational and community change. This concentration is designed to:

Explore the relationship between leadership and the capacity for individuals to assume responsibility for their actions and to act with a sense of ethics and integrity.

Focus on understanding the broad interdisciplinary field of leadership and its application to various elements of society and community.

Prepare individuals for positions of leadership and responsibility in the university, student organizations, in their communities and throughout their careers in business, government and society.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours which includes 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Electives may be chosen from list or may be chosen in consultation with the Leadership and Ethics advisor.
  • ** Some courses may require prerequisites or may be for majors only. Other courses may be substituted with approval from School of Public Affairs.
  • All core courses and the leadership capstone must be taken at Arizona State University. Any course substitutions for the concentration are at the discretion of the School of Public Affairs.

Core 12 Hours Required

PAF 311 Leadership and Change, SB (3) (Prerequisites: 30 earned hours or more)

PAF 410 Building Leadership Skills, SB (3) (Prerequisites: earned 30 hours; Credit allowed for only PAF 410 or URB 410)

PAF 421 Leadership Capstone (3) (Prerequisite: PAF 311 and 410; Credit is allowed for only PAF 421 or 494 (Leadership Capstone))

PAF 460 Public Service Ethics (3)

Electives 6 hours
Select in consultation with an advisor. Choose elective courses from the following**:

COM 430 Leadership in Group Communication (3) (Prerequisites: minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50)

HON 497 Honors Colloquium (Leadership through Service)

MGT 300 Organization and Management Leadership (W.P. Carey Business majors only)**

NLM 430 Managing Nonprofit Organizations (3) (Prerequisites: Academic Level Senior; C or better in NLM 220)

POS 314 The American Presidency, SB (3)

PAF 420 Public Leadership (3) 

PAF 100-400 level elective (3)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

PPLDEEMPH

College/School

College/School

Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

602‐496‐0450
spa@asu.edu
UCENT 400

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