The Graduate Credential in Student Affairs Practice consists of the following courses:
CED 777 Student Affairs Services in Higher Education: This course is a survey of theoretical and applied information for counselors working in student affairs settings. Course content includes an introduction to the philosophical, legal, and ethical foundations of the field of student affairs work; an overview of the functional areas within student affairs divisions, and current issues in the field. The basics of program planning and evaluation are also introduced.
CED 778 The
College Student and Higher Education Environment: This course examines the characteristics, learning and developmental
needs of college students and the impact of the higher education environment on
both traditional and nontraditional students. Issues that might affect the
development and functioning of college students are explored in depth.
CED 779 Administration of Student Services in Higher Education: This course is intended to introduce students to the administration of student affairs programs in higher education. This course will focus primarily on the purpose of student affairs, its functions and how they can be effectively managed, coordinated and integrated as part of the broad educational purposes of the institution. It also examines institutional strategies for organizing, staffing and funding student affairs programs and services.