Leadership Certificate students must enroll in and complete 2 University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign academic courses in leadership. 1. One of the courses must be focused on leadership theory, meaning that the course must have significant content in theory regarding leadership development, effectiveness, or assessment. There are many courses offered at the University of Illinois which fulfill this requirement, including: AGED 199: Leadership and Social Responsibility AGED 260: Introduction to Leadership Studies AGED 360: Advanced Leadership Studies AGED 380: Leadership in Groups and Teams CMN 421: Persuasion Theory and Research 2. One of the courses should be focused on leadership application, meaning that the course must allow students the opportunity – in the class curriculum or through a significant group project – to practice leadership, based on the 11 Skills and Attributes. Within the application area, the following courses are suggested: ACE 199: Agribusiness Leadership and EOL 199: Dialogue Courses Policy Course GE 361: Emotional Intelligence Skills ADV 481: Advertising Research Methods GE 398: Engaging Leadership (1 credit) AFRO 398: Black Leadership GE 498: Leading Sustainable Change Development JOUR 250: Journalism Ethics & Diversity AGED 199: Leadership and Social Change KIN 239: Coaching Strategies (2 credits) LEIS 300: Leisure Services Programming AGED 230: Leadership Communications and Leadership AGED 340: Leadership, Ethics, & Pluralism MILS 101: Introduction to Military BADM 310: Management and Science Organizational Behavior PHIL 105: Introduction to Ethics BADM 311: Individual Behavior in Orgs PSYCH 245: Industrial Organizational CMN 230: Introduction to Interpersonal Psychology Communication PS 453: Ethics, Leadership & Democracy CMN 321: Persuasive Speaking RST 200: Leadership in Leisure Services CMN 414: Communication & Leadership SOC 380: Social Research Methods Class EDPSY 202: Exploring Cultural Diversity SPCOM 113: Group Discussion and EDPSY 203: Social Issues Group Dialogues Conference Leadership ENG 315: Learning in Community SPCOM 230: Interpersonal ENG 498: Project Management Communication ENVS 430: Communication in Social SPCOM 496: Advanced Topics in Movements Communication To take a course outside of the above list, a student must gain explicit approval from their Leadership Coach by submitting a syllabus to their coach and explaining how the course helps them achieve their learning goals. Approval must also be granted by Coaches prior to enrollment of the course. Coaches should consult the Illinois Leadership Center if questions exist regarding the suitability of a particular class.