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HEHD 4200 – 6200 Leadership Application and Experience

HEHD 4200 – 6200 (3 credit hours) - The "Why” of Leadership

Leadership Application & Experience at Clemson UniversityThe purpose of this course is to immerse students in a practical leadership experience where they may utilize knowledge and skills acquired in the HEHD 4000 and HEHD 4100. Students will identify an issue or problem and practice leadership by developing and implementing a community project. Students will be challenged to commit themselves to long-term, active involvement as agents of change for the common good. Limited lectures and seminars will supplement the course and provide guidance for the field work experience.

The student will:

  • demonstrate and perform personal leadership skills and capabilities, including the ability to successfully communicate and work with others;
  • acknowledge and make appropriate decisions when balancing both personal and collaborative goals;
  • engage in a collaborative project involving the implementation and practice of civic leadership in the Upstate area;
  • identify a correlation between the role of leadership theories and skills with practical leadership experiences;
  • comprehend and integrate effective collaboration in field experiences;
  • learn from the experiences of campus and community members through interactive sharing sessions;
  • develop a life-long commitment to leadership through action planning and networking;
  • create a leadership-centered resume strategically highlighting leadership skills and experiences; and
  • engage in opportunities for effective reflection.
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Bill Havice, Professor
College of Education

Kate Radford
Associate Director, Leadership Learning
Campus Activities and Events