Higher Education (EDHI)

Courses

EDHI 300. Prgrm Eval & Assess in HESA. 3 Credits.

Focuses on promoting an understanding of assessment and evaluation in student affairs with particular emphasis on the ACPA/NASPA Assessment, Evaluation, and Research professional competency area. Students will learn how to implement an assessment plan and effectively report assessment efforts to broad audiences. Prerequisite: Graduate Student standing or Instructor permission.

EDHI 319. Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Students will undertake an approved internship in an institution which reflects the particular area of interest and needs of the student. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

EDHI 361. The (Un)Changing Academy. 3 Credits.

This course examines the historical trends that have shaped higher education and the tensions around stability and change affecting colleges and universities. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EDHI 362. College Students and Contexts. 3 Credits.

An overview of college and university contexts, including the impact of various environments on student success.

EDHI 363. Controversies of the Academy. 3 Credits.

Critical and timely look at challenges confronting campus leaders. Implications for administrative practice shape seminar conversations of readings and case studies. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate standing or permission.

EDHI 364. Helping Skills in Stdn Affairs. 3 Credits.

An exploration of studies, techniques, and methods for advising and helping skills in higher education and student affairs administration.

EDHI 375. Social Justice/Inclusion in HE. 3 Credits.

Explores cultural pluralism philosophies, racial identity development, racial incidences, and educational practices related to racism and diversity for implementation in higher education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EDHI 376. Student Development Theory. 3 Credits.

Explores student development theories and research relevant to student learning and personal development; includes the ability to apply theory to improve and inform student affairs and teaching practice.

EDHI 377. Higher Education Law. 3 Credits.

Examines the relationship between higher education and the law, including how various substantive areas of the law affect colleges/universities and their stakeholders. Focuses on the major topical areas, key concepts, sociocultural contexts, and precedential cases pertinent to the law and higher education. Prerequisite: Graduate student standing.

EDHI 380. Professional Problems in Educ. 3 Credits.

Designed to cover selected educational problems in depth. The major emphasis will be on intensive and critical analysis of the literature and practice in a given area.

EDHI 383. Higher Ed Admin & Organization. 3 Credits.

Introduction to concepts of administration and organization as applied to contemporary higher education setting. Characteristics of organizations, dynamic elements of administration, and theories and processes of change.

EDHI 385. Foundations & Functions of CSP. 3 Credits.

Overview of the work of the student affairs profession, including philosophical base, historical development, current practices, and future trends. Prerequisite: Higher Education and Student Affairs majors.

EDHI 387. Seminar in Higher Education. 1-3 Credits.

Designed for graduate students concentrating in programs in Higher Education. Analysis and discussion of current issues and problems in higher education.

EDHI 390. Independent Graduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Graduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDHI 391. Master's Thesis Research. 1-6 Credits.

Thesis topic must be approved by a faculty committee.

EDHI 392. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDHI 393. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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EDHI 395. Lab Experience in Education. 2 Credits.

Practica internships, offered in various University departments and offices, enable students to integrate conceptual knowledge with professional practices. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in HESA.

EDHI 396. Capstone:Eth,Val&Mean/High Ed. 3 Credits.

An applied student affairs seminar featuring ethical problem-solving, appreciation of religious pluralism, and approaches to facilitating the search for moral and spiritual meaning in the American university.

EDHI 397. Problems in Education. 1-6 Credits.

Individual work on a research problem selected by the student in consultation with a staff member. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas; endorsement by a sponsoring faculty member.

EDHI 490. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

EDHI 491. Doctoral Dissertation Research. 1-12 Credits.

EDHI 493. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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EDHI 495. Independent Graduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Graduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.