Courses and Syllabi

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Higher Education Spring 2019

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600-Level Courses in HE

HE 610: Research Designs in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Provides an introduction to higher education research methodologies, analysis, and decision-making through introduction of basics of research design including problem identification, literature review, method selection, data collection and analysis, application, writing, and ethics. 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: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 621: Higher Education in the United States (3 Credits)

History of higher education from colonial period to the present. Examines philosophic, 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, 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; 12 credits of core requirements; and 3 additional credits.
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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

700-Level Courses in HE

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

Uses the philosophical and sociological grounding of higher education research to provide guidance on decision-making in ambiguous and complex higher education organizations. 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: Digital Technologies and Learning (3 Credits)

Researches changing digital landscape in higher education. Combines reading, writing, viewing, and assessing hands - on learning in the digital context with speculation about future digital capabilities. 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 710: Leadership in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Focusing on the leadership of higher education and the role leaders play in institutional transformation, this course explores the complex social and political environments and the current and future trends of higher education. This focus occurs through the foundational grounding of leadership theory and research. Students will be challenged to employ multiple perspectives of leadership in higher education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

800-Level Courses in HE

HE 885: Doctoral Internship in College Teaching and Administration (3 Credits)

Supervised internship at a community college, four-year college or university, or nonteaching higher-education setting such as a government agency or administrative office. Develops skills applicable to college teaching or higher education administration or policy. Students must complete a minimum of 180 hours of work and participate in internship seminar. Notes: Students must contact the program at least one semester before enrolling. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program; approval of advisor and internship coordinator, 18 credits of graduate course work.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in College Teaching, Education (Community College) or Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Internship
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled