Fall Courses
HESI217: Introduction to Student Leadership

Introduction to leadership theories, concepts, and skills. Completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and small group application.

HESI220: Introduction to Human Diversity in Social Institutions

This highly-interactive format focuses on individual and social identities in the U.S., group differences and intergroup relations, systems of privilege and oppression, and advocacy for social justice. Topics will include diversity related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, (dis)ability, and religion. Course fulfills CORE requirements in diversity, social/behavioral bases, and interdisciplinary study. Some sections restricted.

HESI310: Peer Counseling Theory and Skills

The theories and skills of peer helping relationships. Counseling theories and skills at a level appropriate for students seeking basic level training for use in peer counseling settings.

HESI315: Student Leadership in Groups and Organizations

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.

HESI318D: Applied Contextual Leadership; Facilitating Greek Community Dialogues

Both small and large group discussions will be incorporated as well as addressing issues of leadership, organizational development and their application within the fraternity and sorority communities.

HESI318E: Applied Contextual Leadership; Applied Contextual Leadership: Leadership for Peer Assisted Learning

Course designed for students selected to participate in the Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program of LAS. Topics include: listening and communication skills, developing helping relationships, facilitating learning, the role of culture, and ethics.

HESI318J: Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Sports

This course will use a variety of experiential, hands-on activities to encourage you to interact with other classmates, the material presented in class and in the readings. This will allow you to truly understand the concepts and help shape your understanding of leadership and teams through sports. Your ability to think more critically about the culture of sports and how the leadership lessons learned through participation have influenced your own definition of leadership are goals of the class.

HESI318L: Applied Contextual Leadership; Adaptive Strategies for Multicultural Leadership and Dialogue

This class will focus on specific strategies, concepts, and insights for successful leadership and dialogue in twenty-first century U.S. multicultural society. Areas of emphasis will include major dimensions of multicultural identity in the U.S., key multicultural dynamics and the complex ways in which they play out, opportunities and benefits associated with multicultural diversity, contemporary multicultural dilemmas, and the role and practice of constructive dialogue in creating positive interactions, opportunities for problem-solving, and possibilities for achieving common ground.

318N: Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership in Collaborative Learning Groups

318R: Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Challenge Course Theory and Instruction

Focus on Challenge Course technical skills, experiential theory, and group dynamics.

HESI386: Experiential Learning

This course is designed to give academic credit to Teaching Assistants for co-facilitating and lecturing in EDCP 470 & EDCP 217. The goals of this experience are to aid instructors in developing materials and lesson plans for each discussion session, increase experience and learning related to teaching and to provide student peers with enhanced learning environments.

HESI417: Advanced Leadership Seminar

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.

HESI418A: Special Topics in Leadership; Asian American Leadership

We will explore how racism, history, and society have interacted to shape leaders and focus on critical issues facing APA student activists/leaders to help develop leadership, activism and managerial skills.

HESI418D: Special Topics in Leadership; Leadership and Ethnicity

HESI418F: Special Topics in Leadership; Jewish Leadership

This course will offer students the opportunity to critically examine leadership and leadership identity development in relation to Jewish culture and identity. We will also explore how Jewish culture and ethnicity influence leadership styles and the role that leadership has played within Jewish history.

HESI418K: Special Topics in Leadership; Leadership and Intersecting Identities: Stories of the Multiracial/ethnic/cultural Experience

This course will offer you the opportunity to explore leadership in connection with multi racial/ethnic/cultural identity and experiences utilizing an interdisciplinary narrative approach (i.e. storytelling).

HESI489: Field Experiences in Counseling and Personnel Services

HESI498: Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services

This training program is designed to prepare students for their role as a PAL educator. In this program, students will learn tools and techniques to assist them in their role as a mentor, tutor, and educator.

HESI499A: Workshops, Clinics, Institutes; Transitioning to Careers in the Global Workforce

The purpose of this course is to help juniors/seniors identify meaningful career paths and continuing education plans following college graduation.

HESI499L: Workshops, Clinics, Institutes; Preparation to Lead Relationship Skills Workshops

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Spring 2018 Application

  • OPEN: February 19th through March 9th at 11:59 p.m.

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