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Community Leadership Development

Community Leadership Development (COMDE) Courses

COMDE 300 Leadership Skills Development

  • Units:3
  • Hours:54 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Advisory:COMM 301 or COMM 361 with a grade of "C" or better and ENGWR 101 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:January 1, 2021

This course provides an introduction to leadership and examines leadership theory and organizational behavior. It emphasizes leadership procedures and functions with regard to the community college experience. All students interested in learning and experiencing leadership, especially those comfortable with both oral and written communication, are encouraged to enroll.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • discuss the principles of leadership, decision making, and goal setting.
  • examine the importance of delegating.
  • manage conflict and accommodate change in groups and group dynamics.
  • examine time management and interpersonal skills.
  • apply ethics in leadership and crisis management.

COMDE 495 Independent Studies in Community Leadership Development

  • Units:1 - 3
  • Hours:54 - 162 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:January 1, 2021

This is an Independent Studies course that involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regular offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among the college, faculty member, and student(s). An application for
Independent Studies must be filed before the end of the eighth week of the semester in which the study is to be completed. If the study is not completed by the end of the semester, a new application is not required if the unit(s) are to be granted in a subsequent semester. This course is graded as Pass/No Pass.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • propose a project relevant to Community Leadership Development.
  • develop the proposed project.
  • research data relevant to the project.
  • analyze information relevant to the project.
  • summarize project progress in verbal reports.
  • write a final project report.

COMDE 499 Experimental Offering in Community Leadership Development

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:January 1, 2021