0402. Action and Collaborative
Research Seminar (3 s.h.)
Action research techniques for the classroom/educational setting.
The focus of the action research is problem-driven rather than
method-driven. Collaborative research efforts are encouraged.
Practices (3 s.h.)
0500. Introduction to
Educational Administration and Supervision (3
An overview of educational administration. A prerequisite first
course for educational administration majors.
0503. The Principalship (3
The principal's responsibilities in the organization and administration
of a school.
0513. Supervision (3
Principles, programs, and practices for the improvement of
the teaching-learning process and setting.
0531. The Superintendency (3
Principles of school district organization; administrative
problems of size, structure, and staff.
0540. Sociology of Education (3
Education as an institution of society and its role in social
change. How schools reflect economic, political, and legal
changes in society. A focus on such factors as race, class,
0550. Philosophy of Education (3
Philosophical reflections on education. Application of techniques
of conceptual analysis to educational concepts such as teaching
and learning. Assessment of types of arguments in education:
analytical, theoretical, and empirical.
0551. Dewey on Education (3
Dewey's philosophy of education, with attention to the political
and social issues confronted by Dewey and Progressivism.
0552. Philosophical Issues
in Higher Education (3 s.h.)
Current movements in colleges and universities in the U.S.
0570. Economics in Education (3
An examination of education as a consumer and investment good,
the costs and benefits of education, and the labor market for
0600. Analytical Studies
in Educational Administration (3
The purpose of the course is to provide the students with an
analytical framework to critique key policy issues in educational
administration. Ethics in educational administrative decision-making
will also be an important component of this course.
0601. The Two Year College (3
Study of administrative and organizational aspects of public
and private junior and community colleges.
0615. Gender Issues in
Education (3 s.h.)
0630. Educational Reform (3
An examination of educational reform within the context of
political, social, and economic factors affecting the educational
0635. Current Issues
and Policies (3 s.h.)
A consideration of major educational issues and the development
of policy on the federal, state, and local levels.
0641. Finance and Business
Management (3 s.h.)
Theories of educational finance, taxation, budgeting, accounting,
purchasing, and technology.
0651. School Plant (3
The planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of the
0661. PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION (3
0670. Case Study Research
Approaches (3 s.h.)
Case study methods for clinical investigations and field studies
0671. Public Relations (3
An introduction to school public relations, policies, and practices.
0681. School Law (3
Legal principles within which public education functions. Court
cases and school codes are analyzed.
0715. Instructional Leadership (3
Principles and practices directed toward the improvement of
the relationship between the individual and the organization,
and the development of a positive organizational climate.
0746. Management of School
Fiscal Affairs (3 s.h.)
Basic accounting principles, records, and reports appropriate
for school fund financial management; bond accounting, cash
management, and encumbrance systems.
0775. Theoretical Perspectives (3
An overview and critique of theory influencing educational
0785. Collective Negotiations (3
The negotiations process in relation to the chief school administrator's
of Higher Education (3 s.h.)
The development and scope and higher education, the principal
organizational components of colleges, and contemporary problem
0881. Law and the Administration
of Higher Education (3 s.h.)
Legal principles within which higher education functions, with
emphasis on structure, personnel, programs, property, and finance.
0891. Field Experience (3
Practical administrative experience in one's own school system.
0892. The Simulated Principalship (3
Use of simulated materials in the solution of practical administrative
and supervisory problems.
0895. School Violence:
Risk Prevention (3 s.h.)
0905. Advanced Seminar
I. (3 s.h.)
Intensive group work on selected administrative topics.
0910. Advanced Seminar
II. (3 s.h.)
Individual research on an administrative problem.
0915. Seminar in Instructional
leadership (3 s.h.)
Gender at the center of the discussion of education and leadership.
0925. Internship in Administration (3
A field-based experience for doctoral or central office certification
students. The Department provides on-the-job supervision and
0930. Adm Research Seminar (3
0940. Planning in Higher
Education (3 s.h.)
The planning process in the college and university context.
0950. Residency Seminar (3
Advanced topics in Educational Administration.
0989. Independent Study (1-3
Conducted on an individual basis with approval of the adviser.
0999. Doctor of Education
Dissertation (3,6,9 s.h.)
Candidates who have successfully completed the preliminary
examination must register continuously during the fall and
spring terms until the dissertation has been accepted.