Courses and Syllabi

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Higher Education Fall 2019

Graduate

600-Level Courses in HE

HE 602: College Teaching (3 Credits)

Describes issues that affect teaching and learning and provides basic tools to use in college classroom. Teaches how to plan course, develop syllabus, promote learning among diverse students, and implement classroom assessment techniques. 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

  • Section 001 — Amy Swan — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM T — Robinson Hall B106

HE 644: Management and Administration of Student Services in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Focuses on development and organization of student personnel programs and services in institutions of higher learning. Covers philosophy, methods, and techniques. 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

  • Section 001 — Amy Swan — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R — Robinson Hall B106

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 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 711: Policy Analysis in Higher Education (3 Credits)

Intended as a toolkit for the understanding and creation of evidence-based analysis of public policy issues at all levels of governance, this course examines examples of policy research and analysis prompted from discussion around higher education policy issues. 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 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.
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

900-Level Courses in HE

HE 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (1-3 Credits)

Contact program for permission to register. Work on research proposal that forms basis for doctoral dissertation. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of all course work and qualifying exams.
Registration Restrictions:

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

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Arts degree.

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

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

HE 999: Doctoral Dissertation (1-12 Credits)

Doctoral dissertation research and writing under direction of dissertation committee. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: HE 998 and appointed dissertation committee.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

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

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Arts degree.

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

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1 Section Currently Scheduled