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Courses - Spring 2018
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 $32.00 materials fee.
HESI310
Transfer2Terp Learning Community: Applying Your Strengths at the University of Maryland and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Priority will be given to students transferring from Maryland Community Colleges; and permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Students will identify their strengths and learn how to apply them both in and outside of the classroom. Students will work side by side with the faculty and staff in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union to learn about their strengths while applying them to leadership positions.
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 $15.00 materials fee.
HESI318G
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Greek Presidents Class
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Course restricted to Fraternity and Sorority Presidents. For permission, please contact Corin Gioia Edwards at cgioia@umd.edu
HESI318I
Applied Contextual Leadership; Global Leadership in a Virtual Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Most course activities will be conducted online, but students will be expected to meet in person 6 times out of the semester. During these sessions, students will interact and learn with students and faculty from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (Cambodia) in a virtual classroom environment. Please visit, go.umd.edu/lspglobal or contact instructor, aspear@umd.edu, for more information.
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
Restricted to students selected to participate in the Guided Study Session program through the Learning Assistance Service of the Counseling Center.
HESI318O
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Orientation Leader
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
HESI318P
Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership through Coaching
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI318R
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Challenge Course Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Permission of Instructor needed. Required course to become a Challenge Course Facilitator for the Outdoor Recreation Center. Contact Mike Phaneuf (mphaneuf@umd.edu) to arrange an interview. This is a leadership course focusing on Challenge Course technical skills, experiential theory, and group dynamics. Student selection is based on previous leadership experience and leadership potential.
HESI318T
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Adventure Leadership Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of instructor.

A required course for students interested in being an Adventure Trip Leader for the RecWell Adventure Program. It is designed to help students develop the necessary leadership skills for leading groups in various adventure recreation activities. The course will focus on developing technical skills, leadership abilities, judgement and decision-making abilities, and overall knowledge of best practices for recreating in the natural environment. To arrange an interview contact Amanda Even (ameven@umd.edu).
HESI318Z
(Perm Req)
Applied Contextual Leadership; Work for Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Students must be accepted into the Work for Change program with the permission of department. Individuals must have an internship at a local nonprofit or government agency secured for 8-10 hours per week before the start of class. Please contact Deborah Slosberg (slosberg@umd.edu) for more information.
HESI321
(Perm Req)
Advanced Social Action Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: HESI217 and EDCP320.
Restriction: Limited to Minor in Leadership Studies students only.
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. Focuses on executing, implementing, and assessing a social action project in small groups and teams.
Designed for students who plan to complete the Leadership Studies Minor Certificate and is a hybrid course which is primarily online with periodical face to face interactions. (TBD once students are enrolled). Please contact instructor for permission to register, chapman3@umd.edu
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.
Prerequisite: EDCI217 or EDCP315. Permission of instructor.
HESI418B
Special Topics in Leadership; Black Student Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
HESI418C
Special Topics in Leadership; Latina/x/o Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
HESI418F
Special Topics in Leadership; Jewish Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
HESI418G
Special Topics in Leadership; Women's Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
HESI418I
Special Topics in Leadership; LGBTQ Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVCC
HESI418K
Special Topics in Leadership; Multiracial Leadership
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
HESI470
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Student Personnel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Credit only granted for: EDCP470 or HESI470.
Formerly: EDCP470.
A systematic analysis of research and theoretical literature on a variety of major problems in the organization and administration of student personnel services in higher education. Included will be discussion of such topics as the student personnel philosophy in education, counseling services, discipline, housing, student activities, financial aid, health, remedial services, etc.
Please contact Aaron Hood (awhood@umd.edu) to get permission.
HESI489
Field Experiences in Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Poli
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud