2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Creative Leadership Minor

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Associate Dean:

Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, rywillia@syr.edu

Program Director:

Susan Conklin, Professor of Practice 
College of Professional Studies, smconkli@syr.edu

Program Questions, contact the College of Professional Studies at 315-443-9378, or email parttime@syr.edu

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The Creative Leadership minor is an interdisciplinary minor that gives students the opportunity to study creativity, leadership, communication, and problem-solving issues. This minor contributes to creating future professionals with a breadth of interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate across industries. This minor requires completion of 18 credits.

To Declare a College of Professional Studies Minor

  1. Check with your home school or college to make sure you have room in your program for the required 18 credits of coursework and that you are in good academic standing.
  2. Map out the minor with your academic advisor to ensure you have room within your schedule to complete these 18 credits prior to your anticipated graduation date.
  3. Complete the Declaration of Minor form and return it via email to profstudiesminors@syr.edu
  4. The minor coordinator will sign and return the form to you.
  5. Take the signed form to your home school or college for processing. 

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the importance of professional relationships and networking

2.  Identify possible causes for conflict in professional situations and propose creative scenarios for resolution

3. Apply knowledge gained to systematically problem-solve


Courses (required and elective): 18 credits

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