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Course Details

Course Code: SAHE515 Course ID: 5062 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The U.S. College Student is a study of the characteristics, needs, and goals of college students as they vary across the nation according to student demographics and institution types. The course will involve a consideration of campus environments, curriculum, sociocultural factors, and financial and political issues, and other influences on the student experience. Implications for Student Affairs practice, educational attainment, and student development will be discussed. (Prerequisites: SAHE510)

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
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 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. Assess the diversity of students within higher education in the United States

2. Evaluate the intersections between demographic variables, institutional type, and student success

3. Apply research and theories about the multiple processes that occur while students are in college

4. Recommend how to work with college students to increase their success

5. Diagram course content to one’s own experiences as college students

NameGrade %
Discussions 20.00 %
W1: Today's College Student 2.50 %
W2: Campus Culture 2.50 %
W3: Gen Z Goes to College with Everyone Else 2.50 %
W4: The Different Kinds of Students Today 2.50 %
W5: First Generation College Students 2.50 %
W6: Campus Organizations and Student Life 2.50 %
W7: Underrepresented Students 2.50 %
W8: The Student Affairs Profession 2.50 %
Final Assignments 50.00 %
Promoting Student Learning and Development Project 25.00 %
Analyzing the College Experience Final Paper 25.00 %
Formative Assessments 30.00 %
College Choice and Campus Culture Reflection Paper 15.00 %
Personal Reflection Letter 15.00 %

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

1. Assess the diversity of students within higher education in the United States

2. Evaluate the intersections between demographic variables, institutional type, and student success

3. Apply research and theories about the multiple processes that occur while students are in college

4. Recommend how to work with college students to increase their success

5. Diagram course content to one’s own experiences as college students

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:College Students in the United States : Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780470947203
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Renn, K. and Robert Reason
Unit Cost:$43.68
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.