Courses and Syllabi

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Higher Education Spring 2020

Graduate

600-Level Courses in HE

HE 601: The Community College (3 Credits)

Studies institutional character of the community college, including history, purpose, clientele, organization, finance, and social function. Studies issues currently faced by community colleges. 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

  • - 001 — Christopher Holland — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 2411

HE 606: Diversity in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Explores instructional interactions and communication strategies for diverse learner populations. Includes discussion of sociological, behavioral, and cognitive theory on culture. 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 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 646: Student Development Theory (3 Credits)

Addresses developmental issues facing students, including adult students; factors that affect development; and the need to work with individuals, groups, and organizations within the campus community to establish conducive learning environments. Application of psychosocial, cognitive development, identity, and person-environment interaction theories are considered in depth. 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

  • - 001 — Julie E. Owen — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M — Innovation Hall 323

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

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

700-Level Courses in HE

HE 712: Advanced Institutional and Program Assessment in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Examines educational assessment and evaluation practices and methods. Students critique and design an evaluation study and an evaluation report. Reviews ethical issues and impact of assessment and evaluation for students, employees, and programs. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate 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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2 Sections 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.
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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 797: Higher Education Portfolio (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 students have met learning standards or other academic requirements for courses and the program. Students gain permission to enroll in the HE 797 Portfolio course their last semester, and the instructor of the course guides and evaluates the portfolio. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Students must be in the last semester 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
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • - DL1 — Kaitlin Cicchetti — Online