Higher Education

Courses

EDHE 500 Foundations of Higher Education 3.0 Credits

Study of historical growth and advancement of colleges and universities in U.S. from Colonial era to "virtual" public and private universities. Integrated overview of contemporary issues, policies and practices that characterize the operational environments of higher education institutions in the 21st century; including financial management, accreditation, curriculum, and institutional planning.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 510 Governance, Management & Administration in Higher Education 3.0 Credits

Organizational and administrative structures within the institutional hierarchy are explored as students examine the relationship between the university and the community it serves, the role of outreach in the modern university, and the role of faculty, staff, and student unions in academic operations and Risk Management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 520 Student Development & Customer Service Management 3.0 Credits

Examines Academic Support and Student Life Services from customer satisfaction perspective including admissions, orientation, student health and counseling, and Greek life. Best practices in Customer Relationship Management are introduced.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 530 Higher Education Law 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to introduce students to the key laws and legal concepts that shape the operations of higher education institutions and the rights and responsibilities of administrators, faculty, staff and students. The course examines the issues involved in interpreting and applying laws and policies in a campus setting.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 540 Outcomes, Assessments & Continuous Improvement 3.0 Credits

Introduction to "typical" institutional accreditation process. Best practices presented for performing an institutional self-study, defining appropriate outcomes aligned with institution's strategic plan as well as introduction to appropriate quantitative and qualitative assessment methods.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 601 Strategic Planning & Evaluation 3.0 Credits

Provides a survey of the theory and practice of planning and evaluation in higher education and nonprofit organizations. Includes development of critical issues, goals, strategies, outcomes research planning, and protocol development.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 602 Managing Campus Operations 3.0 Credits

Detailed overview of key areas affecting campus operations that fall under Finance and Administration units including parking and transportation, non-exempt HR, facilities management, construction, risk management, and environmental health. Introduction to campus master plan development process for strategic planning.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 606 Higher Education Career Development 3.0 Credits

Provides understanding of career patterns of faculty, deans, vice presidents, provosts, and presidents while exploring academic employment markets of these professions. Traditional career paths, diverse points of entry in Higher Education and career development of faculty are explored as well as administrative roles of managing academic units, decision making and change implementation.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 608 Leadership for Learning 3.0 Credits

This course provides students with an understanding of leadership within the context of learning at the individual level and at the organizational level. Course content addresses traditional, contemporary, and alternative theories of leadership with connections to learning theories that facilitate individual and organization development in multiple contexts. E-Learning opportunities will be incorporated as mechanisms for addressing 21st century learning leadership. This course helps enhance their professional development to effectively lead in learning focused organizations.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 634 Proposal Writing & Sponsored Project Management 3.0 Credits

Provides knowledge and skills required to acquire and manage sponsored projects from a variety of sources including learning and practicing process of developing proposal, organizational vision, goal setting, political realities, and budget in addition to compliance management and reporting.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 640 Foundations of Institutional Research 3.0 Credits

Provides comprehensive understanding of institutional research including roles and responsibilities. Students are introduced to database systems, statistical software and research methods to explore multifaceted links of institutional research to key divisions within higher education institutions.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 644 Student Assessments & Academic Program Evaluation 3.0 Credits

Exposes research tools and theoretical models related to assessing student outcomes and student success measures. Benchmarking and importance of evaluating academic programs and curricula to proactively respond to institutional reporting requirements and accreditation.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 646 Survey Tools, Statistical Software & Effective Reporting 3.0 Credits

Introduction of latest survey tools and statistical software for institutional research. Develops skills related to data gathering and effective reporting with use of latest application and support technologies to maximize research related to institutional effectiveness, program evaluation, and student outcomes.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 650 Introduction to Enrollment Management 3.0 Credits

Introduction to history of enrollment management and how it fits university system. Provides a strong understanding of enrollment process, organizational structure, federal and legislative issues, and importance of diverse student body.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 652 Enrollment Marketing, Recruitment & Retention 3.0 Credits

Comprehensive overview of principles and practices of strategic process including marketing and recruitment through graduation. Exposure to contemporary issues and legal problems in enrollment management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 654 Financial Aid & Enrollment Management 3.0 Credits

Strategic relationships between financial aid and enrollment management are examined in order to secure desired student mix. Financial Aid guidelines and career management strategies are discussed to explore integration of traditional student financial aid and development of aid packages.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 656 Enrollment Management Database Systems & Management 3.0 Credits

Provides hands-on experience with database systems and programs that support enrollment management offices incorporating Microsoft suite application, SCT Banner, and People Soft. Collaborative assignments will require student manipulate, analyze and report data in different database systems. Strategies to "optimize" the recruitment mix to maximize state budget allocations are examined.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 660 Principles of Adult Education 3.0 Credits

This course explores in-depth analysis of relevant theories relating to contemporary application of adult learner materials and methods. Many adult education theories and practices are explored to provide the participants with a broad understanding of andragogy (the art and science of teaching adults) and how it related to their field.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 662 Critical Issues in Student Affairs 3.0 Credits

Profession of Students Affairs and most critical issues examined through use of current texts and articles. Topics include overview of the field, diversity, fiscal/budgetary issues assessment and staff training and development. Other topics include campus conduct, academic integrity, feedom of speech, sustainability and other current issues.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 663 Safety and Crisis Management 3.0 Credits

Examination of a broad range of campus safety and crisis management issues and exploration of safety and security strategies and consideration of essential elements of a model crisis response plan. Students will work toward understanding macro and micro safety and security issues and responses, and will design a sample crisis response model as the final course assignment.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 664 Strategies for Educational Success 3.0 Credits

Examines research on historical and contemporary responses to inequality in education; includes multicultural education, culture of poverty, single race/sex schools; addresses new trends and strategies affecting equity in education, including immigrants, sexual identity, age, gender, organizations, developmental education, and special needs learners (i.e older adult learners and students with disabilities).

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 668 Transformational Leadership 3.0 Credits

Reviews research about community college leadership, with an emphasis on transformational leadership, creation and implementation of a vision; develops skills in how to identify, interact, and mobilze key community organizations and constituents with an emphasis on board relations and community development.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 669 Diversity in Higher Education 3.0 Credits

Course examines research on issues of race, class, gender and disability in education in historical and contemporary contexts; emphasizes evidence-based data analysis, specifically qualitative analysis of data; introduces qualitative analysis of data, assumptions, designs, collection, analysis, and research ethics.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 680 Foundations of Evaluation 3.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of the field of evaluation. The course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of evaluation, including the uses of evaluation, formative and summative evaluation, evaluation standards, and various evaluation models. The course will also explore working with multiple stakeholders and the social, cultural, and ethical issues involved when conducting evaluation. The course will focus primarily on evaluation in educational settings.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 682 The Evaluation Process 3.0 Credits

This course provides the students with knowledge of the evaluation process. Students will learn about how to establish the goals for the evaluation, how to choose or develop various instruments, and identify data collection points. The course will also explore the various technologies and software to use in evaluation as well as what resources can be used to support the evaluation effort.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 684 Evaluation and Assessment in Practice 3.0 Credits

Evaluation and Assessment in Practice covers important aspects of the development and execution of a program evaluation plan, including complying with ethical standards, collaborating with stakeholders, building a project management plan, and effectively communicating results.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 714 Introduction to Research Methods 3.0 Credits

This course will introduce students to the process and conduct of educational research. Students will learn about the characteristics of specific research designs and will review a research study employing the specific design. Students will use established criteria given evaluate research studies. There will be an emphasis on the purpose and function of the review of the literature in educational research. Survey and interview design will also be discussed.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDHE 715 Higher Education Co-op I with Portfolio 1.5 Credit

The HE co-op I is the first half of a two quarter sequence in which students work in administrative offices to incorporate their knowledge and develop skills learned in the HE program. The first half of the co-op is designed to prepare students to undertake the hands-on co-op projects they will begin in the second quarter of the co-op.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is HE.

EDHE 716 Higher Education Co-op II 4.5 Credits

Students are required to participate in a part-time co-op that lasts no less than two quarters (20 weeks). The co-op is structured to provide students with real-life, hands on experience in higher education. Students work in administrative offices and incorporate the skills and tools they have garnered in the MSHE program.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is HE.

EDHE I599 Independent Study in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE I699 Independent Study in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE I799 Independent Study in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE I899 Independent Study in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE I999 Independent Study in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE T580 Special topics in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE T680 Special topics in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE T780 Special topics in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE T880 Special topics in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDHE T980 Special topics in EDHE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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