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Course Details

Course Code: SAHE510 Course ID: 5061 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Introduction to Student Affairs is an introductory course providing a comprehensive overview of the historical and philosophical foundation of student affairs in higher education. Organizational, management, and leadership theories relevant to college settings, the roles and functions associated with careers in student affairs and college counseling, and contemporary trends and challenges will be examined. Students analyze higher education policies and procedures, programs, and services that meet the needs of diverse students in various institutional settings, including community colleges, four-year universities, and those that offer programs via distance education (Prerequisite: EDUC511)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the CAS standards and the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Professionals established by ACPA and NASPA
  2. Analyze historical, philosophical, and social factors that shaped the development and evolution of the student affairs profession within higher education in the U.S.
  3. Critique Student Affairs theories and how they are applied day-to-day in practice.
  4. Deduce the role that Student Affairs, and its functional areas, play in student learning and development at various institutional types
  5. Examine how functional areas in Student Affairs are designed to support the success of underrepresented students
  6. Develop basic knowledge of the values, philosophy, and ethical principles of the Student Affairs profession.
  7. Create your own philosophy of Student Affairs practice by reflecting on your values, philosophy, and ethical principles. (Values, Philosophy, and History)

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the CAS standards and the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Professionals established by ACPA and NASPA
  2. Analyze historical, philosophical, and social factors that shaped the development and evolution of the student affairs profession within higher education in the U.S.
  3. Critique Student Affairs theories and how they are applied day-to-day in practice.
  4. Deduce the role that Student Affairs, and its functional areas, play in student learning and development at various institutional types
  5. Examine how functional areas in Student Affairs are designed to support the success of underrepresented students
  6. Develop basic knowledge of the values, philosophy, and ethical principles of the Student Affairs profession.
  7. Create your own philosophy of Student Affairs practice by reflecting on your values, philosophy, and ethical principles. (Values, Philosophy, and History)
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:Student Services : A Handbook for the Profession, 6th ed. (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781119049593
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Schuh, J., Susan R. Jones, and Vasti Torres
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.