Ethical Leadership Minor

The ethical leadership minor is designed to give you an understanding of the theoretical and practical implications of ethical leadership within the public affairs mission of Missouri State University. This program develops your ability to affect positive change in your community and workplace. You will learn how to facilitate shared group goals and practice leadership in a variety of contexts, from social movements to organizational change.

Minor requirements

To complete a minor in ethical leadership, you must fulfill the requirements listed below:

Ethical Leadership

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
  1. COM 436(3), 513(3); and COM 360(3) or 512(3)
  2. Select one course from: COM 205(3), 322(3), 315(3), 326(3)
  3. Select two courses from: COM 206(3), 307(3), 332(3), 336(3), 405(3), 495(3), 506(3), 566(3); GST 170(3); HST 324(3); PHI 302(3), 342(3), 513(3); PLS 319(3); PSY 320(3), 379(3), REL 370(3)
  4. No more than 6 hours may also count toward a major.

A minimum of 9 credit hours not counted as requirements on any Department of Communication major or other Department of Communication minor is required for the completion of any minor in the Department of Communication.

Students with a BA or BS in Communication may not select any minor with the Department of Communication to meet their minor requirement.

Students with a BS in Public Relations may select the Ethical Leadership minor in the Department of Communication to fulfill their minor requirement.

Although a minor is not required for the BS in Socio-Political Communication or the BSED in Speech and Theatre Education, students may select the Ethical Leadership minor in the Department of Communication as an optional minor.

Contact the department of communication at 417-836-4423 to make an appointment with a faculty advisor to get admitted quickly and easily to this minor.