SAHE533 - Academic Advising Theory and Practice

Course Details

Course Code: SAHE533 Course ID: 5064 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

In this course students will develop a deeper understanding of various academic advising theories and how they can be put into practice on a day-to-day basis with individuals and groups. Students will also examine their own philosophical perspectives and academic advising styles to identify and become more self-aware of their own personal approaches. Students will develop their personal advising philosophy during this course. Prerequisites: SAHE510 and SAHE520)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/29/2023 - 11/03/2023 11/06/2023 - 12/31/2023 November Fall 2023 Session I 8 Week session
07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023 01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024 January Winter 2024 Session B 8 Week session
09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024 03/04/2024 - 04/28/2024 March Winter 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Apply academic advising theories, principles, and NACADA’s Academic Advising Core Competencies Model
  2. Develop one's personal academic advising philosophy
  3. Explain key concepts related to academic advisor training and development
  4. Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills, for in-person and online academic advising
  5. Evaluate when students are presenting issues beyond the scope of academic advising and need to be referred for assistance.
  6. Develop social justice and inclusion competencies in academic advising roles.
NameGrade %
Discussions 20.00%
W1: Introduction 2.50%
W2: Teaching and Learning Centered Advising 2.50%
W3: Developmental Advising & Motivational Interviewing 2.50%
W4: Appreciative Advising & Strengths-Based Advising 2.50%
W5: Self-Authorship & Proactive Advising 2.50%
W6: Advising as Coaching 2.50%
W7: Systems Theory 2.50%
W8: Future of Academic Advising 2.50%
Assignments 80.00%
Advising Role Play #1 20.00%
Advising Role Play #2 20.00%
Personal Advising Philosophy Paper 20.00%
Social Justice & Inclusion Case Study Presentation 20.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.