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ETH 113 - Introduction to Black Women and Leadership

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This introductory course is designed to expose, connect and equip students with an overview of Black Women in leadership positions from African descent to modern America. It provides a basic overview of leadership definitions, theories and concepts. Students examine powerful Black Women who have demonstrated effective leadership in America and their contributions to advance the progress of social change in the African-American culture. 
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe the historical development of Black Women in leadership roles from African descent to modern America.
  2. Identify various Black Women who demonstrated leadership and made life-changing contributions from African descent and modern America.
  3. Outline personal and professional concepts of leadership. 
  4. Develop leadership skills.
  5. Communicate clearly and effectively as a leader.
  6. Summarize the difference between leadership and management.
  7. Evaluate research related to leadership topics.
Listed Topics
  1. Leadership definitions
  2. Leadership theories and concepts
  3. Attributes of effective leaders
  4. Historical development of Black Women in leadership
  5. Black Women as educational leaders
  6. Black Women leaders during the Civil Rights Movement
  7. Black Women leading for social change
  8. Roles and responsibilities: Black Women in families, communities, churches, politics and entertainment
  9. Differences between leadership and management
  10. Barriers to professional success
  11. Self-care strategies
Reference Materials
Current textbook and materials, Internet resources, library resources and multi-media.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/14/2021

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