Leadership and Talent Development (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2023–Spring 2024 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Leadership and Talent Development
Unit: College of Education and Human Development
Department:  Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development (ELEOD)
Academic Plan Code(s): LSTDMIN

This program offers academic flexibility; all program/major courses required for completion are routinely offered in accelerated format (e.g., during 3-week or 8-week terms).  However, some options for the two elective courses may not be available in an accelerated format.

Admission to the minor in Leadership and Talent Development requires a cumulative GPA of 2.25.  Students enrolled in the minor will need to earn a C or better for each course to count towards the minor.  Students must maintain the 2.25 GPA that is required in the minor.

Program Requirements

Core Courses
LEAD 110Introduction to Leadership3
LEAD 220Data Analytics in Organizations3
LEAD 340Talent Acquisition and Development3
LEAD 341Managing Projects in the Workplace3
Select two courses from the following: *6
Race, Culture, Identity
Organizational Behavior in Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice Leadership
Group Process
Developing Campus Leadership
The History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1900 to Present
Modern American Social Movements
Police Leadership Development
Diversity in the Workplace
Coaching and Talent Development
Supporting Organizational Change
Leadership and Management
Workplace and Information Ethics
Management and Organizational Behavior
Leadership and Adventure I
Peace and Conflict: For Daily Life, Civic Affairs, and Professional Life Ahead
Psychology of Peace & Ethnic Relations
Self and Society
Sport Management and Leadership
Sport Marketing
Minimum Total Hours18

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.  


Other elective classes may be approved by advisor.