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PROGRAM OF STUDY

COURSE NUMBER & NAME INSTRUCTOR COURSE SUMMARY


"Critically analyzes the history, sociology and philosophy
of the student affairs profession. Examines the purposes and
functions of the profession through a discussion of how student
SDAD 5300: Foundations of the affairs is practiced at various institutional types among a wide
Student Affairs Profession Dr. Thai-Huy Nguyen diversity of students."
"This course is a survey of major theories and research on student
development in higher education. This course addresses the
college’s conceptual framework by engaging students in
thought-provoking discussion, the research literature, and in
written and reflective activities that interrogate their understanding
SDAD 5400: Student Development of ethical behavior and diverse communities, both personally and
Theory, Research and Practice Dr. Erica Yamamura professionally."
"This course provides students an overview of the American
community college, including the mission, role, and function.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the unique
context community colleges play in higher education, especially
as it relates to inclusion, diversity, and equity for first generation,
SDAD 5590: The American low income, immigrant, military-connected, veterans, students of
Community College Dr. Erica Yamamura color, and students 25 years + in age."
"Exposure to practice of student development through an on-site
internship in a student development office." My internship was
at Seattle University performing assessment work around SDA
SDAD 5640: Internship in SDA I Erin Swezey graduate student satisfaction within assistantships.
"Highlights outstanding student services practices through analysis of
model programs and on-site discussions with successful practitioners.
Students will observe how student services programs adapt to the
SDAD
SDAD 5750: Best Practices in missions of their institutions and to the characteristics of their student
SPECIFIC
Student Services TBA populations."
COURSES
"Examines various models for the organization and governance
of institutions of higher learning in the United States. Explores
many of the ways in which leadership is exercised in post-secondary
SDAD 5760: Leadership & education. Challenges students to reflect on current issues through
Governance in Post-Secondary case studies which place students in the roles of key decision
Education Dr. Monica Nixon makers in a variety of institutions."
"Students will become familiarized with fundamental and
contemporary legal issues encountered by student affairs
professionals and learn critical skills to make sound inquiries,
informed decisions, and seek out appropriate resources in response
to the changing legal landscape of higher education. To do so
effectively, students will learn how to read, articulate, and analyze
SDAD 5800: Higher Education Law Dr. Brendon Taga the law, including statutes, cases and policy."
"An examination of the financial structure of private and public higher
education institutions, the impact of fiscal decision-making policies on
SDAD 5850: Higher Education the flow of funds, and case studies to develop students' skill in
Finance TBA diagnosing current problems and issues."
"Culminating seminar for students completing the program.
Synthesis of program components, preparation for entry into
SDAD 5900: Student Development profession or change in work setting, integration of ethical
Capstone Seminar Erin Swezey considerations and professional standards."
This is an independent study I created in which I explore
SDAD 5960: Alternative Dispute Alternative Dispute Resolution practices - more particularly, mediation
Resolution in Student Conduct Erin Swezey - and their potential value in informal student conduct processes.

COURSE NUMBER & NAME INSTRUCTOR COURSE SUMMARY


"AEDT 5100 presents course design models and processes
appropriate to the adult setting. Content includes scope and
sequence, thematic development, competency models of
AEDT 5100: Course Design for instruction, syllabus and assignment of class requirements
Adult Learners Dr. Connie Watson appropriate to the adult setting."
"Examination of the roles and responsibilities of leaders responsible
for instructional policies, programs and practices in post-secondary
institutions. Trends and issues related to instructional design,
implementation, assessment and evaluation explored. Additional
AEDT 5800: Instructional Leadership focus on leadership strategies for effective faculty engagement in
in Higher Education Dr. Malcolm Grothe instructional development."
"This course provides an introduction to research skills and the
literature of research, with the goal of supporting students to:
EDUC 5000: Introduction to 1) effectively make use of scholarly research, and
Research and Graduate Study Eric Ström 2) produce high quality graduate-level research papers."
"This course is an introductory course designed to clarify some of
the major issues and concepts associated with living in a culturally
diverse society. Consideration of the ways in which race, ethnicity,
exceptionality, gender, social class, sexual orientation, and religion
intersect and influence ethical beliefs and behaviors. Change
EDUC 5150: Multicultural strategies to promote respect and equal opportunities for all cultural
Perspectives Dr. Pamela Taylor persons will be explored."
NON-SDAD "Provides orientation to theoretical, personal, social and professional
SPECIFIC components of socialjustice issues through exploration of literature,
COURSES EDUC 5200: Social Justice in investigation of social justice issue, and development of personal
Professional Practice Dr. Pamela Taylor philosophical statement."
"This course is an introduction to the models and techniques of
time-limited counseling and crisis intervention. Students learn the
principles involved in helping clients toward resolution of their
concerns, and practice the micro-skills involved in goal-oriented,
efficient brief counseling. Using these skills, they then develop
resolution-focused, immediate crisis and trauma intervention
strategies. Specific crisis intervention practices include suicide
COUN 5700: Crisis Counseling Dr. Arie Greenleaf prevention, outreach approaches, and disaster interventions."
"Review of theory and research in restorative and community
justice. Focus on restorative justice initiatives that provide an
alternative framework for dealing with crime in which victim
needs are central, offenders are held accountable, and the
CRJS 5200: Restorative/ Community government is a secondary player in the process of restoring
Justice Allister O'Brien victims, offenders, and communities to a state of wholeness."
"We will explore how leaders can use financial statements and
reports including budgets, forecasts, models and dashboards to
understand how an organization is investing in its mission,
infrastructure and people; what the financial health and position
of an organization is and how to communicate that to various
stakeholders and; how the planning and budgeting process drives
an organization’s ability to implement its strategies and deliver
NPLR 5620: Financial Analysis Amy Michael its mission."
"Reviews classical and emerging perspectives from organizational
theory; focuses on improving student's effectiveness in public and
nonprofit organizations. Develops capacities to understand and
address issues concerning organizational values, assumptions
PUBM 5110: Understanding about human nature, and organizational structure, culture,
Organizations Dr. Rashmi Chordiya politics, psychology, and learning."