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HIED 801. College and University Leadership

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical and practice-oriented aspects of higher education administration. Leadership in 4-year and 2-year institutions, including public, private, proprietary, and virtual colleges and universities will be explored.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIED 803. Community Building

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Purpose and function of university - community relations, alumni relations, foundation, and university advancement.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIED 804. Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examination of theory, policy, and practice as it pertains to diversity and social justice in U.S. institutions of higher education.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIED 805. Budgeting and Finance in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Knowledge and skills regarding higher education budgeting and finance strategies, techniques, issues, and practices.
Semester Offered:


HIED 806. Higher Education Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Legal environment, and legal and ethical aspects of higher education institutions including legal processes, analysis, and problems faced by institutions, faculty, staff, and students.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIED 807. Research Design in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundation for research design, writing, argumentation, and report evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIED 808. Quantitative Research Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Quantitative research including methods, design, statistics, measurement, databases, and computer software programs.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIED 809. Qualitative Research Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Qualitative research, including methods and design, from a theoretical and practical perspective. Various computer software programs are also explored.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIED 810. Organizational Theory in Higher Education Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organization theory, including fundamental questions and approaches to the study of organizations. Key organizational processes will be explored, including decision making, problem solving, communication, and change.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 812. Curriculum and the Academic Program in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Curriculum perspectives, procedures, and practices in the higher education, including theory, planning, and design.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 813. Advanced Issues in Academic Affairs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Current and critical topics/issues facing academic affairs administrators, giving students a greater understanding and in-depth view of the problems and opportunities associated with this division.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIED 814. Governance and Policy Development in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis of higher education systems and governance including political, economic, and social influences that impact decision making and policy development at the institutional, local, state and federal levels.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIED 820. The College Student

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical and contemporary view of the college student.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 821. College Student Development Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Student development and learning theories based on cognitive, psychological, typology, and person-environment perspectives.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 822. Organization and Administration of Student Affairs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Organizational structures and functions of student affairs divisions on college and university campuses.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 823. Advanced Issues in Student Affairs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Current and critical topics/issues facing student affairs administrators, giving students a greater understanding and in-depth view of the problems and opportunities associated with this division.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIED 830. Planning and Change in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories and research pertaining to change in higher education, including strategic planning, planning for change, multicultural organizational development, and strategies for implementing change.
Semester Offered: Summer


HIED 880. Special Topics in Higher Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Investigation of current and emerging issues, trends or theoretical perspectives in the field of higher education. Doctoral admission required.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIED 890. Independent Study

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Independent study for doctoral students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


HIED 891. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for doctoral students who have completed all required coursework for a program, but are still working on the dissertation or doctoral field study. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


HIED 899. Dissertation

Credits: 1-9 View Details
Description: Guidance by the major adviser for dissertation writing, including preparation of the proposal, preliminary presentation to the committee, and final oral presentation to the committee. 12 credits required for degree.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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