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Leadership Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) North Adams, MA, United States
The Leadership Studies program at Williams College asks what leadership means within a wide variety of social contexts–whether in a family, a team, a theatre company, a philanthropy, a university, a multinational corporation, or a nation state waging war. 
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Overview

Questions explored in the Leadership Studies program at Williams College include:

  • How have men and women defined leadership and what are the bases of leaders’ legitimacy in different historical contexts?
  • What are the distinctive habits of mind of leaders in different historical contexts? What are the moral dilemmas that leaders in different contexts face?
  • How does one analyze the experiences of leaders in widely disparate contexts to generate systematic comparative understandings of why history judges some leaders great and others failures? How and why do these evaluations about the efficacy of leaders shift over time?

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • America and the World
  • Leadership, Power and Legitimacy: An Introduction to Leadership Studies
  • The Great War, 1914-1918
  • Bandits and Warlords
  • Movers and Shakers in the Middle East
  • From Powhatan to Lincoln: Discovering Leadership in a New World
  • Going Nuclear: American Culture in the Atomic Age
  • Democracy in America: From the Founding to Facebook

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application, Coalition Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • Early Decision Agreement Form (Early Decision applicants ONLY)
  • SAT or ACT
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Recommendations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56970 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56970 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Adams

  • 876 - 1820 USD/month
    Living Costs

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