Leadership: Art, Science, or Illusion

Professor: D. Swanson

Term: Fall

Year: 2011

Course Code: FY-101-CO06

Using the nature of leadership theory and practice as a focal point, this course will explore aspects of leadership with a particular emphasis on the nature of communication strategy and skill, historical perspectives, and contemporary research on various perspectives of leadership and followership. This seminar-style course addresses various topics that are of particular interest to first-year university students. The course also will address sharpening higher-level academic skills, enhancing awareness of ethical issues, and making a successful transition to university life.