Minor, Transformative Leadership


EDLD Undergrad Minor

The new SJSU undergraduate Minor in Transformative Leadership is an interdisciplinary approach to leadership development through engagement with anti-racist pedagogies and practices. By building a foundation and framework for developing an intersectional lens throughout this program, students develop their leadership goals around becoming transformative agents of change in their communities through meaningful, culturally affirming, and sustaining practices.

Located in the SJSU Lurie College of Education's Department of Educational Leadership, the Transformative Leadership Minor prepares SJSU undergraduate students of all academic backgrounds to enact meaningful change in local, state, and national settings. If you have any questions about this minor, please email edleadership@sjsu.edu.

Courses and Faculty

Students must complete 5 courses / 15 units to earn a Transformative Leadership Minor. Three core courses are completed by all students, and then each student can choose their path for the final two classes using a curated list of classes. Additional electives may be added based on need. View the list of required courses and elective courses on the SJSU Catalog website.


Minor Requirements (15 units)

Minor Core Courses (9 units)

Minor Elective Courses (6 units)

Students may select any two courses from the list below, or elective(s) selected with advisor consent. Please see your advisor for more details. 

How to Apply

To apply for a minor in Transformative Leadership, follow the steps below based on the number of units you have completed.

Students With 90 or More Units Completed

Schedule an appointment through Spartan Connect and select "Change of Major/Minor" as the service reason. Our Lurie College Success Center Advisor will provide you with the link to the change of minor application.

Students With Less Than 90 Units Completed

Complete the Google Form below. Your request will be reviewed and processed within 2-4 weeks.

More SJSU Lurie College of Education Helpful Undergraduate Resources

  • Student Success Center - Utilize this space in Sweeney Hall 106 to meet with academic advisors, get writing support, attend workshops, and more.

Lurie College Student Google Calendar