SAA

Student Affairs in Higher Education

  • SAA 4100 Special Topics: Residence Life

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics related to the training of Residence Life staff and student leaders.

  • SAA 4110 Special Topics: Campus Programming

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Topics related to the development of student organizations and student leaders.

  • SAA 6620 Special Topics: SAHE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 4
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Topics related to the various functional areas and/or current issues in student affairs in higher education will be offered. Past topics have included Working with Students with Disabilities, Supervision Skills, Job Search in High Education, and Working with the Media.

  • SAA 6630 Career Dev. Theory & Skills Application

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A variety of career development theories are explored including application to specific client cases. Focus will be on developing helping skills and building effective relationships as well as technology resources available to career advisors.

  • SAA 6640 Career Assessment and Employability

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analyze formal and informal assessment approaches to the career development process. Explore and evaluate job search strategies and resources for clients. A variety of career development theories are discussed and applied to client cases.

  • SAA 6650 Career Program and Service Development

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Learn to develop effective career development programs and services for use with individuals and groups including diverse populations. Applying career development ethical standards and guidelines to client cases will be emphasized.

  • SAA 6651 Study Abroad in Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides students with foundational knowledge and skills in study abroad practice and research in higher education.

  • SAA 6652 International Internship in Student Affairs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    This higher education field-based experience provides students with supervision and advanced professional practice in direct service delivery and organizational consultation outside of the continental United States.

  • SAA 6660 Helping Skills for the Student Affairs in Higher Education Professional

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Designed to help apply various psychological theories, models and counseling techniques to enhance helping relationships formed in student affairs work.

  • SAA 6670 Career Development Advising and Assessment

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus of the course will be on developing the helping relationship, career planning strategies, applying career development models and theories to cases, and understanding how different types of career assessments aid or hinder the career development process.

  • SAA 6680 Career Development Programming & Employability

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus of the course will be on understanding group facilitation dynamics, working with and understanding individuals from diverse backgrounds, applying Career Development Facilitator ethical guidelines to "real world" situations, writing and critiquing job search correspondence, evaluating interv

  • SAA 7600 Introduction to Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An overview of the history, philosophy, organization, and structure of student services. Various student affairs functions and professional competencies are presented. Current and future trends and issues in student affairs are considered.

  • SAA 7610 Student Development Theory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Studies theories of student development and their use in research and practice in student affairs, focusing specifically on college students.

  • SAA 7620 Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Surveys student services in colleges and universities. Consideration is given to the organization, administration, and rationale of these services, within the context of the entire institution.

  • SAA 7630 Diversity Issues

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Multidisciplinary learning opportunity for students to explore and broaden their understanding of multicultural issues, privilege and oppression in the United States of America, with particular attention paid to these issues within higher education and student affairs.

  • SAA 7640 Program Evaluation and Assessment in SAHE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Studies theories, models, and techniques for evaluation of SAHE programs, and student organizations. Focus on a systematic approach to designing, integrating and appraising the success of SAHE programs.

  • SAA 7650 Internship I in Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    This field-based experience provides students with practice and supervision in areas of interest in SAHE.

  • SAA 7660 Advanced Seminar in Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Provides an opportunity for advanced students to explore current issues and future trends in higher education with focus on the influence on student affairs practice.

  • SAA 7670 Internship II in Student Affairs in Higher Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    This field-based experience provides students with advanced practice and supervision in areas of interest in SAHE.

  • SAA 7680 Finance & Budget Mgt in Higher Edu/Student Affairs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Current and emerging trends for funding higher education and budget models utilized provide the focus of this course. University budget and financial statements will be analyzed, budget proposals developed, and budget reduction techniques explained.

  • SAA 7690 Designing Diverse Learning Experiences

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Learning to design structured group experiences, from conception through program delivery and evaluation is the class focus. Training skills for exploring controversial issues including gender, role, class, language, spirituality, sexuality, and politics are covered.