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:
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.