Social and Cultural Foundations Courses: 12 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required
Educational Leadership: 16 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required
Physical Education Courses: 16 quarter hours, grade of C or better required
*Required for Athletic Coaching Endorsement
Elective Requirement: 4 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required
FOUNDATIONS OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
The course examines historical and philosophical elements relative to the role of student affairs in higher education as well as the impact of changing demographics on current trends pertinent to the management of student affairs. The course also provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge about organization structure, services, and faculty/staff/administrative functions in student affairs.
CSL 451 and CSL 452 and status as an Advanced Masters Education student are a prerequisite for this class.
CONTEXTUAL DIMENSIONS OF COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
This course will examine the impact of institution mission and state and national policies on access, retention and graduation rates. Organizational change, decision making and conflict resolution strategies will be explored within the context of strategic planning, organizational structure and leadership styles and management. Personnel selection, management theories and performance evaluations will also be studied. Various assessment practices will be reviewed and analyzed. Within this framework, student demographics, campus culture and student development theory (traditional and contemporary) will be examined.
CSL 490 and status as an Advanced Masters Education student are a prerequisite for this class.
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN STUDENT AFFAIRS
This course will explore models for designing, managing, and evaluating student affairs programs, including the use of technological applications. Students will become familiar with models and methodologies of program development and implementation in higher education and will understand how to use professional standards and other resources for program development.
CSL 491 and status as an Advanced Masters Education student are a prerequisite for this class.
* Graduate course with permission of faculty advisor or program director
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree Requirements
- Paper Option
- Capstone Option
Review of Literature and Integrative Paper or Capstone project completed in conjunction with faculty advisement
Students who complete A&S 608 in replacement of A&S 606 and A&S 607 will complete an additional 4 quarter hours and will complete a total of 52 quarter hours for the MEd degree.
**Note: For other requirements please view the Degree Requirements section.