All Leader Advancement Scholarship recipients will complete specified courses together as a cohort. These courses fulfill general education requirements and do not constitute additional course work for the student. Additionally, the courses required in the LAS protocol align well with the university's leadership minor.
 
Freshman Year:
Fall Semester Courses
COM 267L - Intro to Debate
PSY 100L - Intro to Psychology
LDR 100  - Intro to Leadership Ed. & Development 

Spring Semester Courses
HST 110L - The American Experience
LDR  200 - Introduction to Leadership

Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in one (1) registered student organization
Attendance at three (3) leadership lectures each semester
Complete the Spark Leadership Experience or other approved leadership seminar
Involved in community service or volunteer activity (30 hours annually)
Reside in Barnes Hall, the Leadership Residence Hall

Document your leadership experiences through an online portfolio



Sophomore Year:
Fall Semester Courses
LAR 145L - Racism & Diversity in America
PHL 118L - Moral Problems

Spring Semester Courses
COM 461L - Seminar in Leadership & Communication
SOC 221L - Social Problems OR
PSC 105L - American Government and Politics

Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in two (2) registered student organizations
Attendance at designated leadership activities
Mentor a member of the freshmen LAS cohort
Involved in community service or volunteer activity (30 hours annually)
Live in any of Central Michigan University's residence halls

Document your leadership experiences through an online portfolio



Junior Year:
Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in two (2) registered student organizations
Hold a leadership role in an organization (RSO executive board or equivalent)
Service on a University committee either junior OR senior year)
Involved in community service or volunteer activity (30 hours annually)
Attendance at designated leadership activities

Document your leadership experiences through an online portfolio



Senior Year:
Experiences
Active in a LEAD committee
Involvement in two (2) registered student organizations
Hold a leadership role in an organization (RSO executive board or equivalent)
Service on a University committee either junior OR senior year)
Involved in community service or volunteer activity (30 hours annually)
Attendance at designated leadership activities

Document your leadership experiences through an online portfolio​​