Higher Education and Student Affairs (U)

  • EDUC–U 205 Human Development Opportunities for College Students (1–3 cr.) B-I Opportunities are given for students to better understand their personal development, to learn and use human relations skills, to assess humanistic issues in both personal and societal terms, and to establish goals for the future. Class emphasis will vary, depending upon student needs and the specific topics to be addressed.
  • EDUC–U 206 Orientation to College Life (1–3 cr.) P: Freshman or sophomore standing or consent of the instructor. B-I Focuses on transition: advancing from high school to IU, transferring from a two- or four-year college to IU, or returning to academic life as an adult student
  • EDUC–U 207 Leadership Training (1–3 cr.) B-I Leadership development and training. Topics may include theories of leadership, group dynamics, organizational theory, and other issues of interest to current or potential student leaders.
  • EDUC–U 208 Training for Paraprofessionals in Student Affairs (1–3 cr.) B-I Development of specific skills for paraprofessional student staff such as resident advisors (RAs) and student orientation leaders. Topics may include theories of student development, leadership skills, crisis intervention, confrontation skills, and information about appropriate university policies and resources.
  • EDUC–U 210 Survival Skills at IU (0–3 cr.) Focuses on survival skills for new students. Topics may include strategies for building self-esteem, increasing assertiveness, managing time, goal setting, and other nonacademic skills that can assist novice students.
  • EDUC–U 211 Community Development (1–3 cr.) Topical seminar focusing on community development for students living in residence halls, Greek-letter housing units, living-learning groups, and other naturally occurring or self-selected living groups. Topics may include community building, conflict resolution, and group dynamics.
  • EDUC–U 212 Current Issues in Undergraduate Life (1–3 cr.) Topical seminar addressing issues of interest to new undergraduates. Topics may include student diversity and campus life, the role and status of college women, or college students and alcohol.
  • EDUC–U 450 The Undergraduate Student Personnel Assistant (1–2 cr.) B Prepares undergraduate students to serve as student assistants in student personnel administration, e.g., orientation student assistant, undergraduate resident assistants.
  • EDUC–U 495 Seminar in Leadership Training (1–3 cr.) B The theory and practice of group work, leadership techniques, communication, human relations, problem solving, and decision making. Cases emphasize the role of the student leader in the total university community.

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