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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
African Studies 016
Analytics: Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences
Anthropology 070
Applied Computing
Art History 082
Arts, Visual and Theater
Asian Studies 098
Atmospheric Science 107
Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 116
Biomedical Engineering 125
Biotechnology 126
Biotechnology and Genomics
Business and Science 137
Cell and Developmental Biology 148
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 155
Chemistry and Chemical Biology 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Civil and Environmental Engineering 180
Classics 190
Cognitive Science 185
College Teaching 186
College and University Leadership 187
Communication, Information and Library Studies 194
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature 195
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering 199
Computer Science 198
Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS)
Curatorial Studies
Data Science (Statistics Track) 954
Drug Discovery and Development
East Asian Languages and Cultures 217
Ecology and Evolution 215
Economics 220
Education 300
Educational Psychology; Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration; Learning and Teaching
Electrical and Computer Engineering 332
Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences 340
Energy 335
Engineering Management
English, Literatures in (English 350, Composition Studies 352)
English as a Second Language 356, American Language Studies 357
Entomology 370
Environmental Change, Human Dimensions of 378
Environmental Sciences 375
Exposure Science
Financial Statistics and Risk Management 958
Food and Business Economics 395
Food Science 400
French 420
Genetic Counseling
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
Geospatial Information Science 455
Geospatial Information Systems
German 470
Global Agriculture
Global Sports Business 475
Graduate Student Professional Development 486
Higher Education 507
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Historic Preservation
History 510
Horticulture and Turfgrass Science
Human Resource Management
Industrial Mathematics
Industrial Relations and Human Resources 545
Industrial and Systems Engineering 540
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program 554
Italian 560
Jewish Studies 563
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology 572
Labor and Employment Relations
Landscape Architecture 550
Latin American Studies
Library Studies
Linguistics 615
Literature and Language 617
Literatures in English
Materials Science and Engineering 635
Mathematical Finance 643
Mathematics 640, 642, 644
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 650
Medical Device Design and Development
Medicinal Chemistry 663
Medieval Studies 667
Microbial Biology 682
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 681
Molecular Biophysics 696
Molecular Biosciences 695
Music 700
Neuroscience 710
Nutritional Sciences 709
Oceanography 712
Packaging Engineering 731
Perceptual Science 714
Personal Care Science
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Science 720
Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials Management 725
Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718
Philosophy 730
Physics and Astronomy 750
Physiology and Integrative Biology 761
Planning and Public Policy 762
Plant Biology 765
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
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Public Health 832
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Quality and Reliability Engineering
Quantitative Biomedicine 848
Quaternary Studies 855
Religion 840
Russian, Central and East European Studies 859
Science and Technology Management 885
Social Networking and Media
Social Work 910
Social Work: Administration, Policy and Planning, and Direct Practice
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Statistics and Biostatistics 960
Theater Arts
Toxicology 963
United Nations and Global Policy Studies
Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
Urban Planning, City and Regional
User Experience Design (UXD)
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing for Graduate Students 355
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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Higher Education 507 Graduate Courses  
Graduate School-New Brunswick
16:507:500 The Study and Practice of Higher Education (3) Overview of higher education as a field of study and a profession. Required for all graduate certificate programs in higher education.
16:507:510 Higher Education Structures and Governance (3) The roles of various individuals, constituencies, and organizations in governing public and private colleges and universities, including faculty members, students, administrators, boards of trustees, and external entities (both governmental and nongovernmental). Prerequisite: Admission into the Ph.D. in higher education program or instructor permission.
16:507:515 Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education (3) Theoretical and empirical literature on race, class, and gender in higher education structures, policies, and practices. Issues include admissions, affirmative action policies, sexual harassment, higher education access, financial aid, and minority-serving colleges and universities. Prerequisite: Admission into the Ph.D. in higher education program or instructor permission.
16:507:520 Higher Education Law (3) Survey of significant laws, court opinions, and regulations affecting public and private colleges and universities. Includes reviews of student and faculty contract and constitutional rights, federal regulation of research, federal student financial aid and civil rights laws, privacy laws, and tort law. Prerequisite: Admission into the Ph.D. in higher education program or instructor permission.
16:507:521 Academic Personnel and the Law (3) Legal issues related to the employment of faculty and staff. The search and hiring process, mentoring and evaluation, promotion and tenure decision making, post-tenure review, and dismissal for cause. Academic freedom, research misconduct, and professional ethics. Prerequisite: 16:507:520 or instructor permission.
16:507:525 Economics and Finance of Higher Education (3) The economic and financial models and mechanisms used in supporting and operating higher education. Prerequisite: Admission into the Ph.D. in higher education program or instructor permission.
16:507:530 Higher Education Leadership: Theory, Research, and Practice (3) An introduction to leadership theory, research, and practices in higher education settings with an emphasis on the distinctive organizational characteristics of colleges and universities. Prerequisite: Admission into the Ph.D. in higher education program or instructor permission.
16:507:535 History of Higher Education in the United States (3) Examines competing historical explanations for the rise and evolution of higher learning in the United States, from colonial times to the present, with particular attention to social class, religion, gender, and race. Cross-listed as 15:310:611.
16:507:550 Field Experience in Higher Education (BA) A guided, project-oriented practicum experience supervised by a faculty member and a site supervisor, plus a seminar class focused on experiential learning and research-to-practice translations. Prerequisite: Permission of major adviser.
16:507:600 Independent Study in Higher Education (BA) Under the direction of a faculty member, the student develops and completes a study designed to contribute to higher education literature and scholarship. Prerequisite: Instructor approval.
16:507:611,612,613,614 Special Topics in Higher Education (BA,BA,BA,BA) Focused study of selected issues, trends, or policies pertinent to higher education. Topics and instructors will vary from one academic semester to another.
16:507:630 The Research University in the United States (3) Research universities' origins, purposes, and distinguishing characteristics; systems of governance; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. Particular emphasis upon research as signature mission and contemporary challenges to research universities.
16:507:635 International and Comparative Higher Education (3) Models, purposes, and contexts of higher education in non-U.S countries and regions. Inter-institutional partnerships and transnational collaborations; international scholars and students.
16:507:640 Postsecondary Learning and Teaching (3) Pedagogical models, adult learning theories, and assessment of student learning. Students will compare and critique relevant paradigms and models and explore implications of contemporary research and trends for colleges and universities.
16:507:645 The Community College Sector (3) American community colleges' origins and evolution; models of governance; multiple institutional missions and stakeholders; diverse student goals and needs; contemporary challenges and opportunities.
16:507:695 Research and Dissertation Seminar (3) Preparation of dissertation proposal and structured exploration of external funding sources. Students must have completed the majority of all coursework and be in the process of qualifying for candidacy if not already a Ph.D. candidate. Prerequisites: Instructor approval and permission of major adviser required.
16:507:701,702 Research in Higher Education (BA,BA) Dissertation study.
16:507:811 Graduate Fellowship (0)
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