LEAD Course Descriptions

Students can check their outstanding or completed LEAD requirements at any time by reviewing their Program Evaluation through WebAdvisor.

LEAD 101: PERSONALITY INVENTORY

Students are required to complete the MBTI assessment tool the summer before beginning their first year. The results will be used in a variety of ways during the students' four years at the College. Click here for instructions.

LEAD 106: ONLINE FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

Part of becoming a well rounded citizen is learning how to make financially responsible choices. As a Champlain student, you are asked to complete two surveys to assess your financial knowledge and habits-one before you arrive and one when you are a senior. All information is kept strictly confidential and will only be used as aggregate data. The first assessment is due before students begin their first year. Click here for instructions.

LEAD 102: ENGAGED CITIZEN REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in an activity that promotes community building, as well as any required follow-up, by the middle of their second semester (prior to registration for third-semester courses). A list of many current, pre-approved programs and activities is available and continually updated, from which students may choose. For a current list click here.

There is also an opportunity for students to select an activity not on the list. These choices will be subject to an approval process. LEAD works closely with the Center for Service & Civic Engagement to create a variety of opportunities. Students, faculty, staff or campus clubs can propose an activity to fulfill LEAD credit using the Engaged Citizen Proposal Form.

LEAD 108: FINANCIAL SOPHISTICATION REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in specified activities related to developing financial sophistication. Possible examples of these activities might include programs on understanding credit cards, managing a budget, moving off campus, negotiating a lease, buying a car, understanding benefits in a job offer, paying back loans and setting monetary goals. Covering a wide spectrum of financial topics of interest, student have many great options from which to choose. For a listing of opportunities click here.

LEAD 201: SOPHOMORE SYMPOSIUM

A required event, featuring a keynote speaker, breakout workshops and a book related to lifelong career management. For more on Sophomore Symposium click here.

LEAD 202: STRATEGICALLY MARKETING YOURSELF (WORKSHOP)

A required workshop designed to assist students in determining how past and future experiences in the work, school, volunteer and extracurricular areas can be used to support their career paths.

LEAD 206: FINANCIAL SOPHISTICATION REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in specified activities related to developing financial sophistication. Possible examples of these activities might include programs on understanding credit cards, managing a budget, moving off campus, negotiating a lease, buying a car, understanding benefits in a job offer, paying back loans and setting monetary goals. Covering a wide spectrum of financial topics of interest, student have many great options from which to choose. For a listing of opportunities click here.

LEAD 301: LIFELONG CAREER MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in specific activities related to lifelong career management due by the middle of the spring semester. Possible examples of these activities might include workshops on interviewing and writing cover letters, a networking meet and mingle, online job research and job fairs. For a listing of these opportunities click here.

LEAD 306: FINANCIAL SOPHISTICATION REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in specific activities related to developing financial sophistication. Possible examples of these activities might include programs on understanding credit cards, managing a budget, moving off campus, negotiating a lease, buying a car, understanding benefits in a job offer, paying back loans and setting monetary goals. Covering a wide spectrum of financial topics of interest, student have many great options from which to choose. For a listing of opportunities click here.

LEAD 402: FINANCIAL SOPHISTICATION REQUIREMENT

Students are required to participate in specified activities related to developing financial sophistication. Possible examples of these activities might include programs on understanding credit cards, managing a budget, moving off campus, negotiating a lease, buying a car, understanding benefits in a job offer, paying back loans and setting monetary goals. Covering a wide spectrum of financial topics of interest, student have many great options from which to choose. For a listing of opportunities click here.


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