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A. Students will have knowledge in:

  1. The historical, philosophical and theoretical foundations
  2. Characteristics and cultures of college students
  3. The types and range of college environments and their effects
  4. Principles of leadership, administration and management of resources
  5. The range, scope, and roles of the different functional areas
  6. Current issues in higher education and student affairs

B. Students will be skilled at:

  1. Systematic inquiry (i.e., assessment, evaluation and research)
  2. Translation of theory to practice
  3. Individual and group interventions
  4. Verbal and oral communication
  5. Critical thinking
  6. Interacting with others in group enterprises

C. Students will advance in becoming:

  1. Experienced practitioners
  2. Consumers of and familiar with professional literature
  3. Self-aware practitioners
  4. Reflective practitioners
  5. Multiculturally competent practitioners
  6. Ethical decision-makers
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