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Undergraduate Minor In Leadership Studies

Department of Leadership Studies

Undergraduate Admissions

In order to pursue the Leadership Studies Minor, students must first gain admission to USD as an undergraduate student. Most first-year students choose to take Emerging Leaders (LEAD 150) and Personal Leadership, Self-Inquiry and Discovery (LEAD 160) their first year at USD. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for admissions requirements and processes.

Declaring the Minor

Current USD undergraduates must declare a major before declaring the Leadership Studies Minor. Students may begin taking classes offered in the program before declaring the minor. Prior to declaring the minor, interested undergraduates should review the FAQs.

In order to pursue the Leadership Studies Minor, undergraduates must declare the minor on the Undergraduate Declaration of Major(s)/Minor(s) Form before returning the form to the One Stop Student Center. 

If you have additional questions, contact Cheryl Getz, Ed.D., Associate Professor and Director of the Leadership Studies Minor, at or (619) 260-4289.