SAHE520 Introduction to Academic Advising (3 semester hours)

This course will introduce students to the history and purpose of academic advising in higher education and the critical role it plays in promoting student success, retention, and learning. Students will learn foundational academic advising principles and values, academic advising models, and how academic advising delivery systems and programs have evolved to meet students’ changing needs. Essential competencies and skills will be discussed and standards for practice will be closely reviewed. (Prerequisites: SAHE510)