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Leadership Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary Minor in Leadership Studies is coordinated by the TECO Center for Leadership and is designed for students who want to further develop leadership competencies and skills. Students complete three required Leadership courses and then choose three Leadership electives from an approved list. In conjunction with their coursework and in consultation with their leadership advisor, students complete a number of experiential activities (90 hours minimum). They document and reflect on these experiences in a leadership portfolio which is evaluated at the end of each semester.

Students apply on a rolling basis for acceptance to the program beginning the following fall term. Upon acceptance, students enroll in the UT Co-Curricular Transcript program and will be assigned a leadership advisor who will guide them through the program.


To be a candidate for the Leadership Studies minor you must first complete the online application and be approved by members of the Leadership Resource Team.

Program Requirements

  • Must maintain 2.5 GPA in all courses for Leadership Studies minor.
  • Take courses in the following:
LED 200 Introduction to Leadership Studies 4 credit hours
LED 099 Leadership Studies Minor (may repeat up to 4 semesters) 0 credit hours
LED 450 Capstone in Leadership Studies (senior year) 4 credit hours
Three Electives (from approved list) 12 credit hours

A complete listing of Leadership Studies Minor required courses can be viewed on UT's online catalog.

Here is a partial list of qualifying co-curricular experiences: