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LeADERS-Designated Courses

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Students must complete at least 3 credits in each area for LeADERS course designation

*Indicates online course offerings are available

**Candidates may only complete one area with a non-course option; Complete Course Substitution Request Form located at odu.edu/leaders/candidates

Leadership

BIOL 405W Biology Seminar* MLS 403W Management in the Clinical Setting (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2020)*
COMM 355 Organizational Communication NURS 480W Nursing in Health Care System Leadership
COMM 421 Communication and Conflict Management NURS 490W Nursing Leadership*
COMM 446 Directing for the Camera (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) PHIL 303E Business Ethics*
CPD 400 (formerly CPS 400) Foundation of Leadership (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2019) PHIL 355E Cybersecurity Ethics (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2019)
CPD 410 (formerly CPS 410) Leadership Ethics* POLS 400 Congress
CPD 412 (formerly CPS 412) Leadership and Law* PRTS 302 Facilitating the Recreation Experience (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)
CPD 414 (formerly CPS 414) Design Thinking for Leaders* PRTS 461 Tourism & Hospitality Industry (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)*
CPD 415 (formerly CPS 415) Women Leadership* PSYC 303 Industrial and Organizational Psychology*
CPD 416 (formerly CPS 416) Current Trends & Issues in Leadership (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2019) PSYC 307 Institutionalization of Human-Centered Computing*
DNTH 416/516 Administrative Leadership and Professional Development PSYC 345 Organizational Psychology*
ENGL 390 TESL Methods, Materials, & Assessment (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)* THEA 446 Directing for the Camera
ENGL 435W Management Writing* Completion of a a co-curricular experience listed below**:
-Army ROTC
-CIVIC Scholars
-Emerging Monarchs
-Freshman Summer Institute
-Leadership Certificate from the LSI Leadership Lecture Series
-Navy ROTC
-Monarchs LEAD: ODU Comprehensive Leadership Program
ENMA 401 Project Management
ENMA 410/510 Agile Project Management*
MGMT 325 Contemporary Organizations and Management
MGMT 340 Human Resources Management*

Academic Internship

AAST 368 Internship MATH 367 Cooperative Education
ACCT 367 Cooperative Education MLS 404 Clinical Hematology Practicum
ACCT 368 Student Internship MLS 406 Clinical Microbiology Practicum
ACCT 369 Practicum MLS 441 Clinical Hematology Competencies
AL 367 Internship in Peer Advising MLS 442 Clinical Microbiology Competencies
ARTH 368 Internship MLS 443 Clinical Chemistry Competencies
ARTH 369 Practicum MLS 444 Clinical Blood Bank Competencies
ARTH 377 Extracurricular Studies MLS 452 Clinical Biochemistry Practicum
ARTH 378 Extracurricular Studies MLS 454 Clinical Blood Bank Practicum
ARTS 368 Internship MET 367 Cooperative Education
ARTS 369 Practicum MET 368 Internship*
BIOL 367 Cooperative Education MET 369 Practicum
BIOL 368 Internship MET 410 Advanced Manufacturing Processes
BIOL 369 Practicum MGMT 367 Cooperative Education
BNAL 367 Cooperative Education MGMT 368 Management Internship*
BNAL 368 Internship MGMT 369 Management Practicum
BNAL 369 Practicum MKTG 367 Cooperative Education
CEE 367 Cooperative Education MKTG 368 Marketing Internship
CEE 368 Internship MKTG 369 Practicum
CEE 369 Practicum MSCM 368 Maritime and Supply Chain Internship
CET 367 Cooperative Education MSIM 367 Cooperative Education
CET 368 Internship* MSIM 368 Internship*
CET 369 Practicum MSIM 369 Practicum
CHEM 367 Cooperative Education MUSC 368 Music Industry Internship
CHP 369 Practicum in Health Sciences MUSC 377 Extracurricular Studies
CHP 468 Internship* MUSC 378 Extracurricular Studies
COMM 367 Cooperative Education NURS 369 Practicum
COMM 368 Internship* NURS 383 Clinical Nursing Concepts (LeADERS Course designation effectives as of Fall 2020)
CPD 368 (formerly CPS 368) Internship in Professional Studies NURS 481 Principles of Pracitce: Role Transition
CRJS 367 Cooperative Education NURS 491 Principels of Practice: Role Transition
CRJS 368 Internship* NURS 498 Clinical Nursing Concepts II (LeADERS Course designation effectives as of Fall 2020)
CRJS 369 Practicum OEAS 367 Cooperative Education
CS 367 Cooperative Education OEAS 368 Internship in Ocean and Earth Sciences
CS 368 Computer Science Internship OEAS 369 Practicum
CYSE 368 Cybersecurity Internship OPMT 367 Cooperative Education
CYTO 458 Cytology Internship OPMT 368 Student Internship
CYTO 468 Cytology Internship II OPMT 369 Practicum
CYTO 478 Cytology Internship III PAS 368 Internship in Public Service
DANC 367 Cooperative Education PE 368 Coaching Internship
DANC 368 Internship PHIL 369 Practicum
DANC 369 Practicum PHYS 367 Cooperative Education
DANC 369 Practicum PHYS 368 Internship
ECE 368 Student Internship/Cooperative Education POLS 367 Cooperative Education
ECE 491 Microelectronics Design Experience POLS 368 Internship in Political Science
ECON 368 Internship PRTS 368 Internship
ECON 369 Practicum in Economics PRTS 369 Practicum in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Studies
EET 367 Cooperative Education* PSYC 368 Internship in Psychology
EET 368 Internship PSYC 369 Practicum in Clinical Psychology
EET 369 Practicum REST 368 Real Estate Internship
ENGL 367 Cooperative Education RMI 367 Cooperative Education
ENGL 368 Writing Internship RMI 368 Insurance Internship
ENGL 369 Research Practicum
SEPS 367 Cooperative Education
ENGL 468 Advanced Writing Internship* SEPS 405 Directed Work Experiences*
ENVH 403 Environmental Health Internship I SEPS 485 Student Teaching
ENVH 404 Environmental Health Internship II SEPS 486 Middle School Student Teaching for Technical Education
ENVH 405 Environmental Health Internship III SMGT 368 Internship
EXSC 368 Internship SMGT 369 Practicum in Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics
EXSC 369 Practicum in Exercise Science SOC 367 Cooperative Education
FIN 367 Cooperative Education SOC 368 Internship*
FIN 368 Finance, Real Estate and Insurance Internship* SOC 369 Practicum
FIN 369 Finance, Real Estate and Insurance Internship SPAN 369 Practicum
FR 369 Practicum SPED 415 Instructional Design II: Curricular Procedures and Individualized Education Planning*
GDES 368 Design Internship* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) STEM 367 Cooperative Education
GEOG 367 Cooperative Education STEM 485 Apprentice Teaching
GEOG 368 Internship in Geography THEA 367 Cooperative Education
HIST 368 Internship THEA 368 Internship for Theatre
HIST 369 Practicum THEA 369 Internship at the Virginiat Stage Company
HMSV 468 Internship in Human Services* TLED 301 Foundations and Introduction to Assessment of Education*
HPE 369 Practicum Experience and Instructional Planning in Health and Physical Education TLED 478/578 Integrating Instruction Across the Curriculum*
HPE 485 Teacher Candidate Internship TLED 485 Teacher Candidate Internship*
IDS 368 Internship in Interdisciplinary Studies TLED 486/586 Student Teaching for Special Endorsement*
IDS 369 Internship in Sustainability and Conservation Leadership (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) TLED 487 Teacher Candidate Internship for Early Childhood Education
INBU 367 Cooperative Education WLC 369 Foreign Language Practicum
INBU 368 Internship in International Business WMST 368 Internship
IT 367 Cooperative Education Completion of a 0-credit internship (UNIV 068)**
IT 368 Student Internship*
IT 369 Practicum

Diversity

AAST 410 Africana Intellectual Thought and Economic Dev. HIST 470 Struggle for Democracy and Development in Latin America (LeADERS course designation effective as of Spring 2019)
AAST 420W African American Political and Social Thought HIST 471 Revolution in Latin America (LeADERS course designation effective as of Spring 2019)
ANTR 300 Human Cultures Around the World HMSV 346 Diversity Issues in Human Services*
ARAB 395 Topics in Arabic JAPN 310 Japan: A Cultural Odyssey
CGE 140 Undergraduate Oral Communication & Literacy (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021) JAPN 395 Topics in Japanese
CHEM 411 Natural Products Chemistry in the Carribean JAPN 495/595 Topics in Japanese
CHIN 395 Topics in Chinese MGMT 361 International Business Operations* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2019)
CHP 400 Ethics in Health Administration* MKTG 411 Multi-National Marketing* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2019)
COMM 400W Intercultural Communication* NURS 456 Global Health Perspectives*
COMM 495 LGBTQ Org Cultural in the PNW (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)* PAS 409 Leadership and Cultural Competence
CPD 408 (formerly CPS 408) Global Leadership* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2019) PHIL 250E World Religions: Beliefs and Values* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2019)
CRJS 450 Blacks, Crime, and Justice PHIL 353 Asian Religions
CRJS 452 Diversity in Criminal Justice Orgs. PHIL 402/502 Gender and Philosophy
CSD 465 Sign Language and Deaf Culture PHIL 480/580 Hinduism
ENGL 371W Communication Across Cultures* PHIL 481 Buddhism
ENGL 463W/563 Women Writers PHIL 482 Chinese Religion and Philosophy
ENGL 464W Native American Literature POLS 309 Race, Culture, and Public Policy
ENGL 465W African American Literature POLS 462 Ethnic Conflict in the New Global Order
ENGL 466W Asian American Literature PRTS 285 Diversity in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Studies
ENVH 301W Principles of Environmental Health Science PSYC 420 Cross-Cultural Psychology*
ENVH 420 Communicable Diseases REL 352 Islam
ENVH 466 Environmental Risk Assessment SOC 320 Social Inequality*
FR 320 Contemporary France through the Media SOC 323 Sociology of Minority Families
FR 410/510 Berlin and Paris: Crucibles of European Ideas SOC 426 The Sociology of Minority Groups
FR 420/520 Francophone Civilization SPAN 453/553 Border Culture and Literature
FR 438/538 Studies in Twentieth-Century French Literature SPAN 469/569 Hispanic Film
FR 469/569 A History of French Cinema SPAN 471/571 Hispanic Women Authors
GEOG 325 Ethnic Minorities SPED 406 Students w/ Diverse Learning Needs in the Gen Ed Classroom
GER 321 German Civilization from the Middle Ages to World War I STEM 202 Classroom Interactions in STEM Education
GER 355 The City as Cultural Focus WMST 302W Dimensions of Diversity
GER 445/545 German Cinema I WMST 303 Queer Studies
GER 446/546 German Cinema II Study Abroad/Applicable field study courses

Completion of a a co-curricular experience listed below**:
-Diversity Institute (must attend at least 2 DI sessions)
GER 455/555 Germany 1900-1945: From High Culture to the Holocaust
GER 476/576 German-Jewish Literature and Culture

Entrepreneurship

ARTS 400 Senior Show HMSV 494 Entrepreneurship in Human Services & Non-Profit Fundraising*
BIOL 494 Entrepreneurship in Biology HNRS 301 Monarch Think Tank II (Social Entrepreneurship)
CEE 403W Civil Engineering Design Project and Prof. Practice HNRS 401 Social Entrepreneurship
CHEM 494 Entrepreneurship in Chemistry IDS 494 Entrepreneurship in Interdisciplinary Studies
COMM 461 Arts Administration IT 494 Entrepreneurship in IT
COMM 494 Entrepreneurship and Public Relations MAE 434W Project Design and Mgt. I
CPD 494 (formerly CPS 494) Entrepreneurship in Professional Studies* MAE 435 Project Design and Mgt. II
CRJS 494 Entrepreneurship in Criminal Justice*
(cross-listed with SOC 494)
MATH 494 Entrepreneurship in Mathematics
CS 411W Professional Workforce Development II* MGMT 426 Entrepreneurship: New Ventures Creation
CYSE 494 Entrepreneurship in Cybersecurity* MSCM 494 Entrepreneurship in
Maritime Trade and Supply Chain Management
ECE 486 Preparatory ECE Senior Design II MSIM 488 Capstone Design II
ECE 487 ECE Senior Design II MUSC 333 Music Business
ENGL 494 Entrepreneurship in English Studies PAS 413 Public Service Entrepreneurship
ENMA 421 Decision Techniques in Engineering PSYC 344 Human Factors
ENTR 201S Introduction to Entrepreneurship PSYC 494 Entrepreneurship in Psychology*
ENTR 301 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship SEPS 480 Senior Project: Merchandise Retailing
ENTR 368 Entrepreneurship Internship SOC 494 Entrepreneurship in Sociology*
(cross-listed with CRJS 494)
ENTR 494 Entrepreneurship Project in Management SPAN 366 Business Spanish: Language and Culture
ENTR 498 Tutorial Work in Special Topics in Entrepreneurship STAT 494 Entrepreneurship in Statistics
ENVH 438 Environmental Emergencies and Disasters STEM 382 Industrial Design
FR 366 Business French: Language and Culture THEA 461/561 Arts Administration
GAME 494 Entrepreneurship WCS 494 Entrepreneurship in World Languages and Cultures
GDES 490 Design Seminar (LeADERS Course Designation Effective as of Spring 2021) All 494 classes designed as entrepreneurship classes will meet this requirement
GEOG 411 Urban and Regional Planning Completion of a a co-curricular experience listed below**:
-3 Day Startup
-INNOVATE Monarchs
GER 366 Business German: Language and Culture

Research

AAST 490 Senior Seminar GEOG 480W Senior Seminar
ARTH 480 Senior Thesis GEOG 499 Senior Thesis
BIOL 322 Ethnobotany HIST 402W Senior Seminar in History
BIOL 350 Phage Discovery and Genomics HIST 480W Senior Seminar in International Studies
BIOL 351 Phase Discovery and Genomics II HMSV 397 Independent Study* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
BIOL 380 Research in Pathogen Biology I: Laboratory Investigation (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) HMSV 440W Program Development, Implementation, and Funding* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
BIOL 381 Research in Pathogen Biology II: Analysis (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) HMSV 452 Substance Abuse Treatment and Research* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
BIOL 415W/515 Marine Ecology (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) HNRS 226 Undergraduate Research Apprentice
BIOL 419 Wetland Plants IDS 300W Interdisciplinary Theory and Concepts (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)*
BIOL 438 The Biology of Woody Plants IDS 466W Introduction to Mitigation and Adaptation Studies (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
BIOL 440/540 Methods in Immunological Research (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) JST 497 Research Project in Jewish Studies
BIOL 466W/566 Introduction to Mitigation and Adaptation Studies (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) MKTG 407 Marketing Research
BIOL 468W Research Methods in Mathematics and Science MKTG 490 Marketing Policy and Strategy
BIOL 487 Honors Research in Biology MSIM 487W Capstone Design I
BIOL 488W Honors Research in Biology NURS 363 Principles of Practice Research as Foundation for Practice
BIOL 497 Independent Study NURS 387 Principles of Practice Research as Foundation for Practice
BIOL 498/598 Independent Study OEAS 441 Ocean and Earth Sciences Field Study I
CHEM 216 Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) OEAS 442W Ocean and Earth Sciences Field Study II
CHEM 369 Chemistry Practicum* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) OEAS 466W/566 Introduction to Mitigation and Adaptation Studies (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
CHEM 468 Research Methods in Mathematics and Science OEAS 468W Research Methods in Mathematics and Sciences
CHEM 490 Senior Thesis I +
CHEM 499 Senior Thesis II
OEAS 487 Honors Research in Ocean and Earth Sciences
CHEM 497 Independent Study +
CHEM 498 Independent Study
PHYS 468W Research Methods in Mathematics and Sciences
CEE 497 Independent Study in Civil and Environmental Engineering PHYS 489W Senior Thesis I +
PHYS 490W Senior Thesis II
CHP 430W Community Health Resources and Health Promotion* PHYS 497/597 Special Problems and Research
CHP 445/545 Health Services Research Methods* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) PHYS 499W Senior Thesis
COMM 302 Communication Research Methods I* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) POLS 308 Research Design
COMM 305 Professional Communication* (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021) POLS 408 American Constitutional Law: Individual Rights
COMM 433 Capstone (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)*
POLS 480W Senior Seminar in International Studies
CRJS 436 Capstone Research Project*
(cross-listed with SOC 436)
PRTS 482W Evaluation in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
CS 410 Professional Workforce Development PSYC 317 Quantitative Methods (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
DANC 389W Dance History from 1900 until present PSYC 318W Research Methods in Psychology (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Spring 2021)
ECE 488 ECE Senior Design III PSYC 487 Honors Program in Psychology
ECE 498 & ECE 499 ECE Senior Thesis I & II PSYC 488 Honors Program in Psychology
ENGL 334W Technical Writing PSYC 497 Supervised Research
ENGL 370 English Linguistics (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021)* PSYC 498 Supervised Research
EXSC 420 Research Methods in Exercise Science SOC 436 Capstone Research Project*
(cross-listed with CRJS 436)
FIN 220 Bloomberg Data System/Wall Street (LeADERS Course designation effective as of Fall 2021) SPAN 475W Spanish Senior Research Seminar
GEOG 308 Research Design WCS 480W Senior Seminar in International Studies
GEOG 330 Field Methods WLC 480W Senior Seminar in International Studies
GEOG 400W/500 Seminar in Geography

Service Learning

ARTE 305 Elementary Arts Educ. Methods & Classroom Mgt. OEAS 467 Sustainability Leadership
BIOL 467 Sustainability Leadership PAS 301 Ethics, Governance, and Accountability in Public Service*
CHP 415W Critical Issues in Public/Community Health Administration* PAS 412 Public Service Practice
CRJS 444 Community Justice
DNTH 301 Dental Hygiene Services I PRTS 420 Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
DNTH 306 Dental Hygiene Services II PRTS 470 Evidence-Based Programming and Practice in Therapeutic Recreation
DNTH 411 Dental Hygiene Services IV PRTS 433 Camp Administration
DNTH 418 Dental Hygiene Services V SOC 444 Community Justice
DNTH 419 Community Oral Health Practice SPAN 266 Spanish for Health Professions (LeADERS course designation effective as of Spring 2019)
GDES 373 Design Systems (LeADERS Course Designation Effective as of Spring 2021) SPED 469/569 Communication/Language Development/Intervention for Students with Significant Disabilities
HLSC 405 Interprofessional Study Abroad on Global Health* Service Learning/Applicable Service Learning Designated (n/a for 2020-2021 due to COVID)
IDS 467 Sustainability Leadership Please note: These Service Learning Courses automatically are designated to other LeADERS areas; however, they may be used towards Service Learning instead (n/a for 2020-2021 due to COVID)
NURS 462/463/472/473 Nursing in the Health Care System (Must total 3 credits; LeADERS course designation effective as of Spring 2019)
NURS 492 Community Health Nursing* (LeADERS course designation effective as of Spring 2019) Completion of a a co-curricular experience listed below**:
-Alternative Break (not being offered spring 2021)

LeADERS Curriculum Guides

Click below to see how LeADERS-designated courses fit into each major

Please note: Curriculum guides have not been created yet for all majors. If your major is not available below, please use the course list to the left to identify available courses, or email leaders@odu.edu for assistance.

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