Higher Education (HIED) Courses for Graduate Students Only
HIED 604. Introduction to Higher Education Administration.
Overview of the program and the field of higher education; career options; expectations of the program including the thesis, project/portfolio and practicum; and professional development plan. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 614. Higher Education Leadership and Administration.
Overview of the history of higher education, leadership theories, styles, models, functions, and skills. Academic, administrative, and student affairs governance and administration. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits F.
HIED 624. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Higher Education.
Legal, ethical, and social issues impacting academic, administrative, and student affairs officials and other concerns to leaders of higher education institutions. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 634. Human Resource Issues in Higher Education.
Overview of personnel functions in higher education institutions, policies and procedures; selection, supervision, and termination; professional development; and employee-management relations. Faculty, staff, and student diversity and social justice issues. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits S.
HIED 644. Higher Education Finance.
Overview of higher education finance. Creation of budgets; budget processes; types of costs; budget allocations; coding; and state and federal higher education funding. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 654. University-Community Relations
Understanding of internal and external university/college community relations; working with the media; public relations communication vehicles; and written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits S.
HIED 664. Critical Issues Seminar in Higher Education.
Current and critical issues impacting higher education leaders and institutions. May be repeated with a different topic to a maximum of 6 credits. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits F, S, SUM, ALT.
HIED 672. Practicum in Higher Education Administration.
Structured and supervised administrative projects and activities at a cooperatively selected college/university. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits F, S, SUM.
HIED 674. Introduction to Research in Higher Education Administration.
Identification and evaluation of research in higher education administration; techniques and interpretation of research; problem definition; introduction to research design and reporting results; review of literature; preparation of a research plan. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits F.
HIED 684. Project/Portfolio Presentation
Complete and defend a theoretical or applied project/portfolio. Prereq.: 604. 3 credits F, S, ALT.
HIED 699. Thesis.
Thesis. Six credits required for degree. 1-6 credits DEMAND.
HIED 800. U.S. Higher Education.
Development of higher education in the United States, focusing on historical and current perspectives and literature. 3 credits F.
HIED 801. College and University Leadership.
Theoretical and applied aspects of higher education administration in 4-year and 2-year institutions. 3 credits F.
HIED 803. Community Building.
Purpose and function of university-community relations, alumni relations, foundation, and university advancement. 3 credits S.
HIED 804. Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education.
Examination of theory, policy, and practice as it pertains to diversity and social justice in U.S. institutions of higher education. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 805. Budgeting and Finance in Higher Education.
Higher education budgeting and finance strategies, techniques, issues, and practices. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 806. Higher Education Law.
Legal environment, and legal and ethical aspects of higher education including legal processes, analysis, and problems faced by institutions, faulty, staff, and students. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 807. Research Design in Higher Education.
Foundation for research design, writing, argumentation, and report evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative research methods. 3 credits F.
HIED 808. Quantitative Research Methods.
Quantitative research including methods, design, statistics, measurement, databases, and computer software programs. 3 credits S.
HIED 809. Qualitative Research Methods.
Qualitative research including approaches, methods, design, and computer software programs. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 810. Organizational Theory in Higher Education Administration.
Organization theory, including fundamental questions and approaches to the study of organizations. Key organizational processes including decision making, problem solving, communication, and change. 3 credits F.
HIED 812. Curriculum and the Academic Program in Higher Education.
Curriculum perspectives, procedures, and practices in higher education, including theory, planning, and design. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 813. Advanced Issues in Academic Affairs.
Current and critical topics/issues facing academic affairs administrators, including problems and opportunities associated with this division. 3 credits F.
HIED 814. Governance and Policy Development in Higher Education.
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. 3 credits F.
HIED 820. The College Student.
Historical and contemporary view of the college student. 3 credits F.
HIED 821. College Student Development Theory.
Student development and learning theories based on cognitive, psychological, typology, and person-environment perspectives. 3 credits S.
HIED 822. Organization and Administration of Student Affairs.
Organizational structures and functions of student affairs divisions on college and university campuses. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 823. Advanced Issues in Student Affairs.
Current and critical topics/issues facing student affairs administrators, including problems and opportunities associated with this division. 3 credits F.
HIED 830. Planning and Change in Higher Education.
Theories and research pertaining to change in higher education, including strategic planning, planning for change, multicultural organizational development, and strategies for implementing change. 3 credits SUM.
HIED 880. Special Topics in Higher Education.
Investigation of current and emerging issues, trends or theoretical perspectives in the field of higher education. Doctoral admission required. 3 credits DEMAND.
HIED 899. Dissertation.
Guidance by major advisor for dissertation writing, including preparation of proposal, preliminary presentation to the committee, and final oral presentation to the committee. 12 credits DEMAND.