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HIED 5300   (3-3-0)   College and University Administration

An overview of the various types of institutions of higher education and their organization and roles on a national scope; their principal administrative functions, including faculty personnel, business management, public relations, and the liaisons of student personnel with other administrative functions.  

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6310   (3-3-0)   Legal Aspects and Finance in Higher Education

An analysis of case law on issues of access, student rights, employment, church and state, private sector, liability, academic freedom, and civil rights. Additionally, this course examines revenue, fund-raising and development, types of expenditures, tuition and financial aid policies, budgeting and accounting practices.  

  • Offered: Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6330   (3-3-0)   Research Methods in Higher Education

Examination of quantitative, qualitative, historical, and other research designs and methods to enhance the evaluation of higher education research and to prepare students for studies in research design.  

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6340   (3-3-0)   History and Philosophy of Higher Education

An examination of the development of American higher education against the background of influential social, political, economic, and intellectual issues.  

  • Offered: Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6345   (3-3-0)   Ethics and Leadership Theory: Servant Leadership

A study of the principles and practices of servant leadership as it relates to both the individual and the administration of the institution of higher education. Servant leadership will be examined in relation to other leadership theories in the context of the Christian value system.  

  • Offered: Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6361   (3-3-0)   Teaching, Learning, and Student Development

A study of teaching and learning/development theories related to higher education. Teaching methods, lesson design, and learner-faculty relations are introduced.  

  • Offered: Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6371   (3-3-0)   Introduction to Student Affairs Work

An overview of basic functions and professional issues in student affairs work. Pertinent concepts of administration and student development are introduced. The functions of and relationships between various student services departments are discussed.  

  • Offered: Periodically, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6372   (3-3-0)   Principles of Co-Curricular Learning

Co-curricular learning is a holistic process that integrates academic pursuits and student development in one cohesive and intertwined unit. The course explores the basic concepts and practices of a transformational education model that moves from simple information transfer to a more reflective cognitive, affective, behavioral, and spiritual development.   

  • Offered: Fall, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

HIED 6373   (3-3-0)   Methods for the Higher Education Administrator

A study of education administration focusing on practical techniques regarding organizational skills, relationship building, time management, and evaluation techniques related to education administration, particularly at Christian colleges and universities.  

  • Offered: Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

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