Minor in Leadership and Communication

The ability to communicate effectively is a critical asset for leaders in today’s competitive and well-connected world. The minor in leadership and communication is an interdisciplinary program that covers a wide rang of courses including communication, marketing, management, public administration and social psychology. It provides students communication skills, marketing and managing strategies, leadership concepts and competency that are needed to prepares future leaders and decision makers in the UAE society and beyond.

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively apply communication skills and techniques in various communication settings and collaborative teamwork.
  • Demonstrate competency in research, writing, presentation and management skills that are required in the various components of leadership and society.
  • Demonstrate competency in criticizing societal issues and propose effective solutions using psychological principles and management and communication skills.
  • Provide students with strategies to handle the challenges associated with new and increasingly more complex leadership roles.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe basic concepts and theories related to the study of communication, management and leadership.
  • Analyze the complex inter‐relationship among the various components of leadership and society and key concepts associated with each.
  • Use the language and vocabulary of marketing to create a simple marketing plan and apply marketing concepts to the successful running of an enterprise.
  • Apply the basics of effective communication and have ample opportunity to practice and improve students' communication skills.
  • Demonstrate competency in research, writing, presentation and Management skills.
  • Criticize UAE societal issues and propose effective solutions using psychological principles and management and communication skills.
  • Apply some leadership's theories in practice within the UAE society.
  • Apply decision making skills to issues related to UAE society.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Leadership and Communication


Required Courses (12.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PSG130Introduction to Public Administration3.000
PSY205Social Psychology3.000
MKTG200Principles of Marketing3.000
MSC211Principles of Oral Communication3.000

Elective Option One Students must choose one of these two courses: (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MSC316Broadcast Management 3.000
MSC422Organizational Communication3.000

Elective Option Two Students must choose one of these two courses: (3.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MSC270Writing for the Media3.000
MSC435Intensive Research/Writing3.000

 

 
 
26-Oct-2017