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  • HEA 523: Student Affairs Administration

    Graduate 3 credits

    An overview of the history of the Student Affairs field, as well as a more in-depth examination of the changing context in which student affairs professionals practice. This will include the philosophies, ethics, and theories that guide the practice of student affairs work. Review of the development of the field, legal and ethical foundations of practice, learning, retention and development theories, changing campus environment (including diversity, economic considerations and access issues), organizational structure, strategic planning and finance, information technology, learning outcomes and assessment and human resources as they relate to student affairs. Consideration of the practical application of such topics in specific student affairs units i.e., housing/residence life, student activities, career services, counseling, Student health centers and judicial affairs. Formerly CEK 523.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1285S30Tara McNealyOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
  • HEA 524: Enrollment Management

    Graduate 3 credits

    This course covers marketing the university, programs to attract applicants, the application process, generating and applying models for predicting enrollment, and assessing outcomes, including ratios such as applicant-to-accept, accept-to-enrollment, and enrollment-to-retention, and graduation rates. Issues of selectivity, financial aid leveraging (merit and need-based scholarships and aid programs), and linkages between academic and student affairs are covered. The prime focus is undergraduate enrollment, but the course also examines graduate and professional school enrollment. Learn roles of admissions officers and counselors, information technology and data processing professionals, and institutional research analysts. Ways to attract and retain students, increase selectivity and enrollment, and improve students' academic and social integration and success are highlighted. Formerly CEK 524.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1213S30Meaghan ArenaOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
  • HEA 525: The Contemporary Undergraduate

    Graduate 3 credits

    An in-depth examination of lifestyle, attitudes, characteristics and demographics of the contemporary undergraduate college student in the United States. This course offers an overview of the theoretical and research literature on college students in the U.S. from a variety of perspectives, and considers the educational, social, and environmental needs of different student subgroups. Students will explore traditional and non-traditional college populations at two-and four-year institutions. Formerly CEK 525.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1286S30Robert MangioneOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
  • HEA 530: Legal Issues in Higher Educ

    Graduate 3 credits

    This course, designed for college and university administrators, presents an overview of key issues and problem areas in the fast developing law of higher education. Topics include student and faculty rights and responsibilities, academic freedom, governance, affirmative action, campus security, collective bargaining and labor relations, to name just a few. Students will review important court cases that establish a framework for decision-making and will also participate in problem-solving exercises. Former title: Higher Education Law Formerly CEK 530.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1287S30Thomas McDonaldOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
  • HEA 531: Finance Issues in Higher Educ

    Graduate 3 credits

    This course is devoted to the examination of critical concepts in higher education finance by analyzing key theories, structures and challenges of college and university financing. Funding sources, the role of federal and state governments, allocation of resources, balancing budgets and contingency plans will be discussed along with ethical considerations of major public policy issues in financing higher education such as affordability, access/choice, equity, productivity and accountability and the public private benefits of higher education. Formerly CEK 531.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1216S30Joyce WellingerOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
  • HEA 540: Critical Issues in Higher Ed

    Graduate 3 credits

    In this advanced seminar students address critical questions pertaining to US higher education. The topics selected represent themes that continue to elude resolution, but nonetheless generate thoughtful and often heated discussion, argument and debate. A list of subjects to be covered includes, but is not limited to: Affirmative Action, the Rising Cost of College Tuition, Collective Bargaining & Tenure, Distance Education, MOOC's, Collegiate Sports, Non-Traditional Students, and Campus Safety. This is a special topics course. Students may repeat the course 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits. Formerly CEK 540.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Mode Days Time Campus Status
    Winter1212S30First-Year Student Success Stephanie FooteOnline AsynchronousFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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