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Courses - Fall 2017
HESI
Higher Ed, Student Affairs, and International Ed Policy
HESI217
Introduction to Student Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Freshman standing; or sophomore standing.
Credit only granted for: HESI217 or EDCP217.
Formerly: EDCP217.
Introduction to leadership theories, concepts, and skills. Completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and small group application.
Students must pay a $32 materials fee.
HESI315
Student Leadership in Groups and Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: HESI217.
Credit only granted for: HESI315 or EDCP315.
Formerly: EDCP315.
Acquiring and integrating leadership knowledge within group and organizational contexts so that students can navigate organizational environments and apply leadership in diverse communities of practice and career contexts.
Students must pay a $15 materials fee.
HESI318D
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Greek Community Dialogues
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Student must be on a Greek governing council executive board to enroll. They can contact the instructor at msupple@ umd.edu for more information about registering.
HESI318J
Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Sports
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI318M
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
All students enrolled in the course must work with one of the three America Reads*America Counts programs and must receive permission to enroll by contacting Alison Barlow at abarlow@umd.edu. This course will explore public education policy in the United States, including historical context, No Child Left Behind legislation, the achievement gap, school funding, standardized testing, and alternatives to the current public education system. It will also explore the meaning of leadership in an educational context and advocacy for change within this context.
HESI318N
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership in Collaborative Learning Groups
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to students selected to participate in the guided study program through the Counseling Center.
HESI318T
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Adventure Leadership Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Permission of Instructor. Contact Amanda Even (ameven@umd.edu) to arrange an interview. This course is designed to help students develop the necessary outdoor leadership skills fo leading participants and groups in various outdoor adventure activities. The course will focus on developingtechnical skills, leadership abilities, and overall knowledge of best practices for recreating in the natural environment.
HESI320
(Perm Req)
Social Action Seminar
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: HESI217.
Restriction: Limited to Minor in Leadership Studies students.
The use of leadership theories to inform the practice of addressing social issues in society, on campus, or within the surrounding community. Students will: identify a current and compelling social issue; explore the historical, social, and political aspects of social issues; identify and select applicable leadership theories to confront the social issue; create and develop a plan that integrates leadership theories and the social issue; and implement and evaluate the overall social action project.
HESI417
(Perm Req)
Advanced Leadership Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: HESI217; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Credit only granted for: EDCP417 or HESI417.
Students will analyze and synthesize the concept of leadership using cultural, ethical, sociological, historical perspectives. Exploration and reflection of personal values, decision making, in-depth analysis on various leadership activities. Theories will be emphasized.
HESI418A
Special Topics in Leadership; Asian American Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students will be introduced to leadership models and examples specific to Asian American & Pacific Islander communities throughout history and in current times. While the central objective of this course is to develop politically engaged and historically informed leaders and community members for the AAPI campus community, this course is open to anyone who is interested in social justice and learning more about student organizing around identity.
HESI418D
Special Topics in Leadership; Leadership and Ethnicity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI418F
Special Topics in Leadership; Jewish Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI418I
Special Topics in Leadership; LGBT Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI418K
Special Topics in Leadership; Stories of the Multiracial/ethnic/cultural Experience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students will be offered the opportunity to explore leadership in connection with multiracial/ethnic/cultural identities utilizing an interdisciplinary narrative approach (i.e. storytelling). Topics will include: leadership theories & styles, inter-racial/cultural relationships, transracial & transnational adoption, the multiracial family, media representations of multiracial individuals, the history of racialization in the U.S., racial identity development, processes of "othering" (e.g. colorism, authenticity testing), and the politics of claiming, passing, and accenting.