ADHE639 - Community College Administration

Course Details

Course Code: ADHE639 Course ID: 5134 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The community college setting provides unique challenges requiring conceptually relevant and expertise appropriate application of higher education administration. This course examines the history, philosophy, management functionality, and financial resourcing associated with community college administration and the effective navigation skills pertaining to the associated leadership responsibilities. Attention will be given to the preparedness of incoming high school students for college through the forging of relationships with secondary education providers, including dual-enrollment credit programs, and by consideration of graduation and retention rates at the community college level. The course will explore special issues related to the relationship of the community college to the local region and workforce, the role of community college online course instruction with regard to four-year for-profit and non-profit institutions, issues regarding student transfers to four-year institutions, consideration of potential administrative redesign for the future, and initiatives geared toward increasing student outcomes.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023 01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024 January Winter 2024 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

NameGrade %
Discussions 30.00%
Welcome Discussion 3.33%
W1 Discussion - Significant Changes 3.33%
W2 Discussion - Public Community Colleges 3.33%
W3 Discussion - Challenges 3.33%
W4 Discussion - Rigorous Courses 3.33%
W5 Discussion - Prioritize 3.33%
W6 Discussion - Education and Training 3.33%
W7 Discussion - Remedial Developmental Education 3.33%
W8 Discussion - Relevance of Community College 3.33%
General Assignments 40.00%
W2 Assgn 1: The Community College in America 20.00%
W5 Assgn 2: Journal Article Analysis 20.00%
Signature Assignment 30.00%
W8 Assgn 3: Community College Analysis 30.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.