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Minor in Leadership Studies

The real-world application of the leadership theory learned in class encourages your growth intellectually, physically, and spiritually.

The Leadership minor at Colorado Christian University is a four-year program for students who want to develop effective leadership skills and character. The program combines intense academic study with practical, supervised training to cultivate your understanding and application of leadership principles.

Offered through the School of Business and Leadership the Leadership program is founded upon biblical and theoretical principles including modeling and mentoring, and utilizes courses, retreats, and field experiences as forms of instruction. Practical leadership experiences on campus help you clarify what is required of you to be a skilled leader.

Leadership Studies at CCU

Most collegiate leadership programs consist of academic classes only. CCU's Leadership program requires that you learn through both academic classes and real-world leadership experience driven by Christian principles, theory, and ethics. We find that the real-world application of the leadership theory learned in class reinforces that theory and catalyzes your growth intellectually, physically, and spiritually. People with a minor in leadership are common. Those with a minor in leadership and real-world experience, shaped by a Christian worldview, are priceless!

A minor offers a concentrated area of coursework to supplement your major field of study. It is designed to enhance the range of topics and knowledge for a well-rounded student. It can provide exposure to important concepts that help students prepare for a fast-paced workplace.

What can you do with a minor in leadership?
  • General management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resource management
  • Communications manager
  • Political consulting
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Cross Cultural Leadership
  • Foundations of Management and Leadership
  • Personal Life of the Leader

About the School of Business and Leadership

The mission of the School of Business and Leadership is to prepare competent and ethical graduates. At CCU, "ethics" isn’t just the topic of the day, but is central to how we operate in business and in everyday life. We teach that ethics must rely upon an understanding of morality based upon Scripture and a Christian worldview, and that sets our business students apart.

The School of Business and Leadership offers a variety of academic programs ranging from Accounting and Economics to Leadership, Marketing, Management and Technology. Courses are taught CCU School of Business and Leadership faculty who have outstanding, competitive academic credentials and relevant practitioner experience.

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