Graduate Higher Education Leadership
2013 Fall Term
- This course listing is informational and does not guarantee availability for registration.
- Please click through to view the class schedule to see sections offered for your selected term.
- Sections may be full or not open for registration. Please use WINS if you wish to register for a course.
INTRODUCTION TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND STUDENT AFFAIRS
Higher Education Leadership 700
This course provides students with a brief history of higher education as an industry quickly moving from the colonial colleges to present-day colleges and universities. Moreover, this course helps students to understand the history and philosophy of student affairs, and its role in the educational mission of higher education.
COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: THEORY, ASSESSMENT AND APPLICATION
Higher Education Leadership 710
This course helps students to understand various theories related to growth and development during the college years: learning and meaning making, identity development, moral development, and psycho-social development. Equally important, students will discover the implications these theories have for the design of educational practice on the college campus.
ORGANIZATION AND GOVERANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Higher Education Leadership 729
Colleges and universities have an important societal role now and have had for many centuries. It is important that those who wish to pursue careers in higher educational administration understand and appreciate the traditions, goals, mission and organization of that structure. The goal of this course is to introduce students to college and university administration, to encourage analysis of segments within these institutions and to gain an appreciation of the role various elements play within these complex organizations. The outcome should be that the student would be cognizant of the myraid of issues involved within the administration of colleges and universities.