Higher Education (HG ED)

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Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Survey course in the history of higher education in the United States, from the colonial era to the present. Emphasis is placed on enduring debates about the purpose(s) of higher education and issues of equity and access along lines of race, class, and gender. Readings include primary and secondary materials.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: permission of instructor
Serving as an introduction to developing practicing leaders, this course will create the foundation upon which enduring understanding of leadership will be built. Specifically explored will be learning as the foundation of human enterprise, everyday leadership, determination of common good, roots of individual's actions, sensitivity to others, merits of divergent ideas, questioning the status quo, ethics as personal responsibility and choosing to grow.

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: permission of instructor
Serving as the second semester in a program to develop practicing leaders, this course will build upon the foundation started first semester to help students embrace the enduring understandings of leadership. Specifically explored will be team learning and the effect on individuals, skills required for a team to move forward, importance of decisions based on the good of the community, reflection as a means of enhancing learning, and interconnectedness of the individual, the community, and the world.

(2-0) Cr. 2. F.

Prereq: permission of instructor
The overall purpose of this course is to expand the foundation started in Foundations of Leadership: Learning, Ethics, Self and Interactions and Learning, Leadership, Ethics and Community for developing practicing leadership. The focus will shift from a naive understanding of the concepts of self within a team and community to a more sophisticated understanding of knowing, being and doing leadership.

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: permission of instructor
The purpose of this last (in a series of four) course is to allow students to put their knowledge, skills, and abilities related to leadership, learning, Ethics and Teams into practice. In addition to planning and implementing a major service learning project, the focus will be on the next wave of the study of leadership - connecting leadership to the research about the brain and human learning.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: graduate student classification
First of two-course series to help leaders develop the knowledge and skills to engage the collective capacity of a group to think, learn, and achieve important purpose. The foundation for developing deep understanding about leadership, learning, and the relationships therein. Focus on application of recent knowledge about human learning in the professional practice of leadership. Relationship leadership model and relationship to other leadership models, theories, and concepts; current theories of human learning (including expert/novice and transfer of learning), and interrelationships with leadership practice; critical understanding of self; facilitating learning for others; metacognition as a habit of mind; fundamentals of group interaction theories; social interdependence, communication, trusting, trustworthy goals, decision-making, cohesion, controversy, team development; power, resources, and development of community.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Graduate student classification and completion of HG ED 544
Second of a two-course series designed to help leaders develop the knowledge and skills to best engage the collective capacity of a group to think, learn and achieve important purpose. Builds on foundation course to support students in creating applications of the relationships between leadership and learning. Focus on developing the habits of mind and habits of practice to best use knowledge about human learning in the professional practice of leadership. Applications of relational leadership model; applications of group interaction theories; development and implementation of action plans to achieve measurable goals; application of current theories of human learning as they relate to leadership; exploration of the fundamentals of emotional intelligence and the impacts on leadership; developing critical habits of mind to practice leadership focused on learning.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Teacher licensure
Current issues and practices in community college teaching and learning, and the roles and responsibilities of teachers as leaders.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: 6 graduate credits
Educational theories, methods and strategies for the improvement of college instruction. Assist potential college instructors in developing knowledge of protocol, assessment, and the scholarship and art of teaching. Emphasis on the unique challenge of college teaching in a changing student population environment.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Modes of curriculum design, development, and change in colleges. Development of curricular leadership and evaluation strategies.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: HG ED 504
Assessment of global education policy issues in education. Analysis of policies, implementation strategies, and policy outcomes.

Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in student affairs practice. Topics developed to the specific needs of student affairs professionals. Primarily for off-campus.

Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in student affairs practice. Topics developed to the specific needs of student affairs professionals. Primarily for off-campus.

Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in student affairs practice. Topics developed to the specific needs of student affairs professionals. Primarily for off-campus.

Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in student affairs practice. Topics developed to the specific needs of student affairs professionals. Primarily for off-campus.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Graduate Standing
Explores theories of equity, diversity, and inclusion to build knowledge and skills related to multicultural competence in student affairs practice.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Graduate classification, admission to Higher Education Program
Introduction to the profession of Student Affairs in higher education. Survey of readings, learning artifacts, and class discussions of topics related to the student affairs profession. History, philosophical underpinnings, values, ethics, and standards espoused, as well as the concepts of learning and community development.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Admission to Higher Education Program, HG ED 574
Topics concerned with the organization and administration of student affairs in higher education. The course surveys organizational and administrative aspects of student affairs within the broader context of postsecondary education with particular attention paid to organizational development, budget and finance, and law and policy.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Admission to Higher Education Program
Theories of student and adult development and their applications in student affairs programs, services, and activities are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on theories exploring psychosocial, cognitive, moral, and social identity development as well as on integrated theories of development.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Admission to Higher Education Program
Study of the impact of the college environment on students and use of environmental theory to create positive learning situations for students.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Admission to Higher Education Program
The relationship between college students and characteristics from 1950 to the present. Traditional assumptions about the impact of higher education on students will be reviewed and challenged. Campus issues and concerns relative to commuters and residential life. Participants will analyze institutional responses to students through college missions, organizational development, structure, core curriculum and retention.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: HG ED 574, HG ED 576
Development of effective, basic counseling skills. Understanding of group dynamics. Ability to work effectively in groups.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(1-3) Cr. 1-3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Current issues and new directions in community college education. Topics developed to the specific needs of colleges. For off-campus.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification
The community college as a unique social and educational institution: its history, philosophy, functions, programs, faculty and student characteristics, organization and finance, trends, and issues. Reviews current research and exemplary community college practices internationally, nationally, and in Iowa.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4.

Prereq: 9 credits in education
Independent study on specific topics arranged with an instructor.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: 9 credits graduate work
Supervised on-the-job field experience.

Cr. 1-5. Repeatable.

Prereq: 15 credits in education

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Advanced students will demonstrate their preparedness to progress student affairs field as educators who are able to apply concepts and formal (and informal) theories addressed in previous course and fieldwork to their professional student affairs thinking and practices.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: 9 credits in education

Courses for graduate students:

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.


Administrative organization and behavior: communications, leadership, finance, strategic planning, and institutional governance.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Lectures, discussions, and individual investigation relating to financial administration in colleges and universities. Budgeting, auxiliary enterprises, administration of financial planning, fund raising, examination of theories on expenditures. Designed for persons aspiring to serve as college administrators.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Examination of institutional culture and issues in higher education focusing on the roles and responsibilities of faculty and academic administrators.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: HG ED 576
An examination of social identity theories including those exploring race, ethnicity, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and spirituality. An exploration of how social identity is influenced by the dynamics of power and oppression in education and society and how to enhance the college experiences of students from diverse backgrounds.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable.

Prereq: 9 credits in education

Cr. arr. Repeatable.

Prereq: 9 credits in education