Examination of the development of American higher education, including the evolution of its forms, purposes, practices, leadership, and constituents.
Study of the characteristics and development of college students, the institutional contexts in which they operate, and the interaction of students with the college environment.
Explores the foundations of higher education finance by analyzing key theories, structures, and challenges of college and university financing. Students will examine readings, present papers and actively participate in class discussions, so as to better comprehend the financial complexities dictating current institutional policies and practices. Prerequisite: EOL 571.

Theory, research, and practice of student affairs administration, including philosophical foundations, management, professional development and organizational issues.

Open only to persons who have been admitted for doctoral study in the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.