Student Leadership Courses

Leadership Courses

SLSS 103R - Student Leadership and Development (1-4 credits)

Learn to use effective strategies for your success in college and life including goal setting, time management, and study skills. Get to know the UVU campus and make life-long friends.

SLSS 104R - Student Leadership and Development (1-4 credits)

Focuses on the nature of leadership, citizenship, and advocacy in a democracy. Provides an overview of leadership and civics as crucial to the success of any leader, including a student leader. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits toward graduation.

SLSS 1120 - Leadership for Civic Engagement (3 credits)

Identifies how student leaders can impact the UVU community and the community which they live. Explores student leadership models in relation to change and discover community needs in a service-learning environment. Applies student leadership practices and understanding of civic engagement to inform the UVU community of a local, national or world-wide community need(s). Reflects on student leadership, civic engagement, and community. Practices life-long learning and advocacy for community change.

SLSS 1200 - Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (3 credits)

Powerful, personal leadership. Find the leader in you and begin to build a foundation of principle-based behaviors and habits.

SLSS 205G - Global Trends and You (3 credits)

Examines what the world will look like in 25 years due to the influence of seven global dimensions or the 7 Revolutions (population, resource management, technology, information/knowledge, economic integration conflict, and governance). Explores various global, political, economic, social, and behavioral systems; and examines underlying causes of those issues within students' lives. Introduces academic skills in research, communication, critical thinking, and personal leadership.

SLSS 2200 - Leadership Mentoring 1 (2 credits)

Provides the theoretical base and hands-on training in leadership and mentoring techniques for peer mentors, assists them in developing their own self-awareness and learning strategies, and explores methods for facilitating these in others. Explores teaching/facilitating learning as a form of leadership.

SLSS 2300 - Leadership Mentoring 2 (3 credits)

Provides the ongoing and further development of the theoretical base and hands-on training in leadership and mentoring techniques for peer mentors, and also assists them in further exploring and developing their own learning skills and strategies, and methods for mentoring these skills in others. Explores higher cognitive application and analysis of teaching/facilitating learning as a form of leadership.

SLSS 240R - Mentoring Leadership Practicum (1-2 credits)

Provides the theoretical base and hands-on training in leadership and mentoring techniques as well as an understanding of and ability to apply the UVU Student Core Leadership Competencies. Assists student leaders in further developing their own self-awareness, learning skills and strategies, and explores methods for facilitating these in others.

SLSS 2500 - Leader-Strengths-Based Inner Coach (3 credits)

Learn to identify and leverage your own strengths and the strengths of others to optimize performance.

SLSS 3200 - Leader Teacher and Mentor (3 credits)

Whether you’re a parent, a leader, a volunteer, or in other settings, much of your effectiveness will depend on your ability to facilitate learning in yourself and in others. Take this class and become a powerfully effective facilitator of learning.

SLSS 402G - Global Professionalization (3 credits)

Underscores UVU's commitment to valuing global and intercultural opinions, backgrounds, traditions, perspectives, and experiences. Fosters an intercultural learning curriculum and an understanding of and an appreciation for, a variety of cultural perspectives and experiences is an essential element of higher education. Invites learners to move away from the view of "difference as deficiencies" which continues to be prevalent in society.

SLSS 405G - Leader Global Contributor (3 credits)

Explore leadership through global, political, economic, social and behavioral systems and earn Global/Intercultural (GI) credit too!

SLSS 4800 -  (4 credits)

Make a difference by proposing, leading and collaborating with others on a hands-on, real-world project.