School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

705 Libermann Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.5600
Fax: 412.396.5072

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Liberal Studies Course Descriptions

MLLS 701 - Humanistic Perspective of Leadership

An examination of the great works of the humanistic tradition — philosophy, history, literature — which provide insight into the issues of leadership.  From their reading of these texts, students will come to understand the changing nature of effective leadership.

MLLS 702 - Social, Political and Economic Issues in Leadership

Using classical texts from the social science tradition and current studies of special significance, this course will provide a further understanding of the forces that have shaped the practice of leadership in the past and continue to operate in the present.

MLLS 703 - Ethical Spiritual Dimensions of Leadership

This course will examine the significant works of the past which discuss the ethical issues surrounding leadership.  The key texts of the Judeo-Christian and other religious traditions as well as the works of important philosophers will provide the foundation for the course.