LEADS Initiative

In Liberal Arts & Sciences,
You Are More Than Just A student

You are a CREATOR
You are an innovator
You are a communicator
You are an entrepreneur
You are a leader

Every day, your liberal arts & sciences studies help you to succeed. You are absorbing new knowledge and learning more about yourself and your life's passions. With the opportunities offered through LEADS, you gain innovative and hands-on experiences to power up your liberal arts and sciences degree and enhance your confidence to succeed in a dynamic, ever-changing world.

LEADS (Leadership ● Entrepreneurship ● Applied ● Development ● Skills) is designed to help you grow into a critical and imaginative thinker and engaged citizen, with a practical understanding of future careers. You proceed at your own pace, choosing from options that meet your needs. 

You can make connections with faculty fellows, mentors and employers from the buiness and alumni communities. LEADS offers expansive options to meet your individual needs and interests, including:

  • Success Learning Community
  • Study abroad courses
  • Internships
  • LEADS major maps
  • Project-based learning
  • Connection to Ventureprise - the entrepreneurship hub at UNC Charlotte
  • LEADS Power Workshops with local and national employers
  • Transfer student integration
  • Specialized courses taught by industry leaders
  • Specialized boot camps to refine and/or focus skills and their application
  • The use of Center City Charlotte as the LEADS learning laboratory, connected now via light rail

To engage with your future, see: LEADS Initiative