Program Change for MS in Academic Advising

A program change in the MS in Academic Advising has been approved. The changes are as follows:

EDCEP 837 Administration of Academic Advising will no longer be used as a restricted elective in the master’s program. The last time EDCEP 837 will be offered is Fall 2017. Those that have already taken this course will be grandfathered in.

EDCEP 812 History and Philosophy of Higher Education and EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising will be added as restricted electives. One of these electives will be offered in Spring 2018.

Following is a list of the courses for the 30-hour MS in Academic Advising:

Required
EDCEP 816 – Research Methods
EDCEP 829 – Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 – Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 836 – Interpersonal Relations for Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 – Student Development Theory
EDCEP 851 – Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 – College Student Athletes
EDCEP 863 – Trends in Career Development
EDSP 853 –   College Students with Special Needs

One elective is required
EDCEP 812 – History and Philosophy of Higher Education
EDCEP 839 – Assessment of Academic Advising
EDCEP 864 – Current Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics

Elective Course Descriptions

EDCEP 812 – History and Philosophy of Higher Education – History and development of higher education with a study of the philosophy, objectives, and functions of various types of institutions.

EDCEP 839 – Assessment of Academic Advising – The role of quality academic advising is key to student success, graduation, and completion as identified in the research and literature on the undergraduate student experience. However, the quality and the effectiveness of the academic advising experiences must be assessed. This course will focus on a review of the foundations of academic advising, the key terms and processes of assessment, and the strategies and processes used to assess academic advising.

EDCEP 864 – Current Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics – Examines policies and procedures of the NCAA, roles and responsibilities within a department of intercollegiate athletics. Topics include marketing, fundraising, external relations, sports information, coaching, academic support, among others.

4 Responses to “Program Change for MS in Academic Advising”

  1. Cindy Yumiko Harper Says:

    Is EDCEP 853 “College Students with Special Needs” no longer required?

    ~Cindy

  2. Jessica King Says:

    When will the two new courses be offered?

  3. Kansas State University Says:

    In Spring 2018 either EDCEP 812 History and Philosophy of Higher Education or EDCEP 839 – Assessment of Academic Advising will be offered. We are still finalizing the schedule.

  4. Kansas State University Says:

    The course is EDSP 853 and it is still part of the required curriculum.


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