Course Description for Foundations of Student Affairs

SDS6646: Foundations of Student Affairs

Description: This course is designed to provide an overview of: a) the philosophical and historical foundations of student affairs programs and the student affairs profession; b) the culture and socio-political landscape of post-secondary institutions where the profession is practiced; c) professional development opportunities, resources, and organizations in the profession; and, d) the knowledge, skills, dispositions, and practices needed to be a successful student affairs practitioner.