Focus Courses

Student Affairs Focus

EDHP 503 | (3 units)
Curriculum Teaching and Learning in Higher, Adult and Professional Education

Examine curriculum, teaching and learning strategies for general, vocational, and professional education; planning for lifelong learning; theories, policies, and practices for higher, adult, and professional education.

EDUC 531| (3 units)
Student Disability Issues in Higher Education

Understand the history of the disability movement; examine current research on the success of students with disabilities in higher education; legal and management issues.

EDUE 560 | (3 units)
Race in Education

EDUC 689 | (3 units)
Fiscal Support and Expenditure in Higher Education

Analyze private and public financial support and expenditure patterns; includes recent trends in state and federal legislation related to higher education.

Athletic Administration Focus

EDUC 611| (3 units)
Athletic Administration

Analyze and discuss critical issues in intercollegiate athletics, including student-athlete academic and social accountability; challenges of NCAA policies; commercialization, marketing, and fundraising in college athletics.

EDUC 617| (3 units)
The Student Athlete in Higher Education

Examine student athletes in higher education and review effective strategies for counseling and advising college student athletes; issues and challenges of athletic amateurism.

EDUC 613 | (3 units)
Title IX and Gender Issues

Become familiar with Title IX and gender issues in institutions of higher education and implications for public schools.