Courses and Syllabi

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Higher Education Fall 2020

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600-Level Courses in HE

HE 624: Finance and Fiscal Management in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Overview of higher education finance and fiscal management. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 645: The Contemporary College Student (3 Credits)

Analyzes changing demographics, barriers, and developmental issues facing college students. Studies impact of college environment on student development, and interaction between students of varying subcultures and the environment. Examines technology issues and their impact. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 685: Practicum (3 Credits)

Experiential learning that could include supervised on-the-job experience, academic service learning, community outreach, or research field work in approved college or university setting or public agency involved in higher education. Develops skills applicable to higher education. Approval of practicum coordinator needed one semester before registration. Notes: Minimum 150 hours of work and participation in internship seminar. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to certificate or MAIS/Higher Education program; approval of advisor and practicum coordinator; 9 credits of core requirements.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

700-Level Courses in HE

HE 702: Contemporary Issues and Fundamental Theories in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Examines key concepts, issues, questions, contemporary concerns, theories, and literature relevant to scholars and practitioners of higher education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 703: Higher Education in the Digital Age (3 Credits)

Higher education is undergoing rapid transformation in the 21st century, due in large part to emerging digital technologies. This course explores the changing landscape, including face-to-face and online teaching and learning, student affairs, infrastructure, and administration. Combining reading, writing, viewing, and hands-on learning, students examine issues through the content and lens appropriate for their discipline and learning goals. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 705: Access and Social Justice (3 Credits)

Examines the inequitable structural systems that produce unequal access to higher education. Explores the meaning of social justice in higher education, and emphasizes policy, administrative processes, and educational practices. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading: This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 721: History of Higher Education (3 Credits)

History of higher education from colonial period to the present. Examines philosophical, political, social, and economic forces that have influenced development. Reviews today's issues and challenges. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non-Degree.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 722: Organization and Administration in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Provides concepts of organization and administration in contemporary institutions from macro to micro perspectives. Studies theory and practices of the organization as it relates to governance, structure, and management of the institution. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 792: Special Topics in Higher Education (1-3 Credits)

Covers current topics in higher education. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the degree.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 797: Higher Education Capstone (3 Credits)

This capstone course guides students in the creation of a learning and professional practice portfolio. The portfolio is a compilation of academic work and other forms of educational evidence assembled for the purpose of (1) evaluating coursework quality, learning progress, and academic achievement; and (2) determining whether learning standards or other academic requirements for courses and the program have been met. Students should enroll in the HE 797 course in their last academic year. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Students must be in the last academic year of their course work.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non-Degree.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled