Courses

All students in the Master of Science in Higher Education Leadership and Student Development will complete 40 units of core courses. 

 

EDU525 Survey of Educational Research

An introduction to research methods in education. Provides opportunity to develop skill in interpreting research literature; to become acquainted with sources of research literature; to develop an understanding of the methodology of educational research; and to become a critical reader of research reports. An emphasis on the teacher as researcher will provide a basis for assignments. (3 units)

EDU525-A
Gerez, Joe G.
05/11/2020 Th 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU525-B
Heyman, James R.
08/24/2020 - Online
EDU525-A
McNair, Jeff L
08/24/2020 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
EDU525-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU525-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center

HED500 Fndtns of Srvc in Higher Eductn

This course introduces the student to leadership and service in higher education. Included is an abridged overview of various eras of higher educational history from the Ptolemaic dynasty to modern times, with emphasis on modes of teaching and learning, educational leadership and student life through the ages. In the modern context, this course compares contemporary campus cultures, objectives and settings, including public, private, and for profit colleges, as well as adult learning centers, online colleges, community colleges, universities, and professional/research institutes. Included is an introduction to structures of campus governance and areas of leadership and service delivery. (3 units; Fall)

HED500-A
Parker, Jonathan K
08/24/2020 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

HED505 The College Student Experience

The course will provide an overview of multiple aspects and environments for the college student experience from institutional level to individual, and feature specific discussions of theory and research for broad populations of college students: community college, adult students, students of color, low income, and graduate students. (3 units; Spring)

HED505-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM Yeager Center

HED510 Student Development in Higher Ed

An evaluation of developmental theories and issues as applied to college students from late adolescence to adulthood. This course will equip students with a foundational understanding of psychosocial, moral/cognitive, spiritual, intellectual, career, and social ecological development, and will prepare students to effectively integrate theories in assessing college student growth and developmental needs. (3 units; Summer)

HED510-A
Ward, Tracy H.
08/24/2020 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

HED520 Wrldvws Mltcltsm Stdnt Affairs

Students will evaluate cultural diversity from worldview, anthropological, psychological, sociological, and theological perspectives to promote healthy cross-cultural experiences and build a dynamic inclusive learning community among heterogeneous groups of people. This course sensitizes students to various assumptions and beliefs individuals use when making sense out of the world and develops specific multi-cultural competences in student affairs. Students may only earn credit for HED 520 or HED 520G. (3 units; Spring)

HED520-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM Yeager Center

HED525 Leadership and Govrnance Hghr Ed

Students will develop an in-depth understanding of organizational theory in higher education and how various governance models influence practice. Students will also explore the ways governance models influence the flow of communication and how communication shapes the culture of an institution. (3 units; As offered)

HED530 Intro to Coll Cnslng and Advsng

This course equips students to help both individuals and groups through difficult transitions. Students will develop the ability to incorporate various academic advising approaches, employ effective counseling strategies, and develop career counseling techniques useful in practice. They will demonstrate an understanding of various helping roles (advisor, counselor and therapist), supportive communication, triage skills, and a firm understanding of when one’s expertise ends and referral to other campus and outside resources may be needed. Prerequisite: HED510. (3 units; Fall)

HED530-A
Robinson, Daniel Craig
05/11/2020 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM Yeager Center ONLN

HED550 Law and Finance in Higher Educ

An analysis of legal and financial issues confronting higher education today. This course will prepare entry level professions with the essential skills needed to access legal information, recognize economic trends and their influence on the financial health of educational institutions, and understand budget processes at the department, division, or school level. The course is designed to assist students in understanding the role of the University General Counsel, fundamental legislative actions and case laws that have guided and shaped service in higher education, private and public revenue sources and trends, budget proposals, preparation, management, stewardship of resources and accountability. (3 units; Summer)

HED550-A
Burton, Adam A.
05/11/2020 W 7:40 PM - 9:40 PM Yeager Center ONLN

HED555 Contemporary Socl Ethcs Hghr Ed

This course explores ethical problems arising from contemporary social issues, such as poverty, bioethics, sexual ethics, racial justice, immigration and human rights. We will consider how these issues are portrayed in culture (films, popular media, music), and what policies are (or are not) in place. Students will consider each issue with attention to a biblical worldview and framework of shalom (human flourishing). Through lecture, readings and vigorous discussion, the course aims to educate students about the various positions, ethical approaches and moral arguments for each issue; the complexities that often surround moral choices; and consider policy implications at the personal, institutional, national and international levels. (3 units; Fall)

HED555-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
08/24/2020 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

HED560 Program Developmnt and Assessmnt

This course examines the issues and models associated with developing and implementing comprehensive and holistic assessments of academic and social programs and institutions. Students will develop knowledge and skills needed to direct financial, human and technological resources to bring about program improvement and success. Students will develop necessary strategies and skills to design and implement program improvement plans and effectively manage resources to accomplish institutional objectives. Prerequisite: EDU525 or PSY530. (3 units; Summer)

HED560-A
Morris, Elizabeth Ann
05/11/2020 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN

HED580 Supervised Practice

Supervised practice for students in the M.S. Higher Education Leadership and Student Development program. Refer to the HELSD Supervised Practice & Portfolio manual for more information. (1 unit; Fall, Spring, Summer)

HED580-A
Ward, Tracy H.
08/24/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
HED580-B
Ward, Tracy H.
08/24/2020 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
HED580-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM James Complex ONLN
HED580-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN

HED581 Higher Education Portfolio I

The portfolio will include reflections upon academic content and supervises practice experiences in light of the program objectives. Students will personalize the portfolio and provide evidence of learning by reflecting upon and attaching such artifacts as photos, video clips and journal reflections. This course will specifically focus upon the ways the student has applied leadership theories to practice. Pass/Fail. Pre- or Co- Requisite: HED 580. (1 unit; Spring)

HED582 Higher Education Portfolio II

The portfolio will include reflections upon academic content and supervises practice experiences in light of the program objectives. Students will personalize the portfolio and provide evidence of learning by reflecting upon and attaching such artifacts as photos, video clips and journal reflections. This course will build upon prior sections of the portfolio, specifically focusing upon the ways the student has learned principles related to effective communication and research-based best practices. Pass/Fail. Pre- or Co- Requisite: HED 580. (1 unit; Fall)

HED583 Higher Education Portfolio III

The portfolio will include reflections upon academic content and supervises practice experiences in light of the program objectives. Students will personalize the portfolio and provide evidence of learning by reflecting upon and attaching such artifacts as photos, video clips and journal reflections. This course will build upon prior sections of the portfolio, specifically focusing upon the ways the student has learned principles related to student development, ethics, and multicultural and global perspectives. This culminating class will provide the student with opportunities to revise prior sections and prepare the entire portfolio to present to faculty and supervised practice supervisors the student selects. Pass/Fail. Pre- or Co- Requisite: HED 580. (1 unit; As offered)

LDR502 TheoriesAndFndtns in Ldrshp Stds

This course evaluates the primary theories and cross-cultural perspectives on leadership and the respective implications and applications in developing a holistic and international model for leadership. Students will develop a comprehensive philosophy of leadership which also evaluates their assumptions about the nature and knowledge of truth, God, humanity, good and evil, and society and their respective implications for leadership in a global society. Students will also develop a leadership improvement plan that examines their leadership strengths and challenges. Students will evaluate established classics in the leadership genre and various case-studies on leadership. (3 units)

LDR502-B
STAFF, STAFF
10/26/2020 W 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
LDR502-A
Baker, Robert C.
08/24/2020 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

 

*HED 580 (4 units)

 

**Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.