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TAMIU’s international focus that brings together students and faculty from around the globe, along with the university’s unique location on the US/Mexico border, provides a unique opportunity for students to discover and enhance their leadership skills in a setting that foreshadows the demands of the 21st Century community and workplace. In all degree fields, students’ potential for success will be enhanced through the intentional building of leadership skills. Through offering the opportunity to all students to develop the ability to lead, the university will graduate students fully prepared to become leaders in their chosen fields, in their community, in the state of Texas and in the national and international arena.

Criteria for Admission
The student must:


· be pursuing an academic major at TAMIU
· submit an application for admission to the program to the Department of Psychology and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences

Criteria for Earning the Certificate
The student must:


· successfully complete a minimum of four required courses noted below
· attain at least a 2.75 GPA in the selected courses with no less than a C in any course

Each 3-credit course has been selected and/or developed based on its context and relevancy for fostering understanding of the learning outcomes associated with International Leadership. Currently, students are to choose one course from Group 1, one course from Group 2 and complete both courses from Group 3.

Group 1 - One course from
COMM 4340 Intercultural, Professional and Personal Ethics

Group 2 - One course from
COMM 4320 Transnational Trends in Communication
SOCI 4317 Race and Ethnic Relations

Group 3 - Completion of the following
LEDR 2301 Foundations of Leadership
LEDR 4301 International Leadership Capstone




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