Administration & Supervision (AED)

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Administration & Supervision (AED)

AED 6300:

Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. May be repeated when topics vary.


AED 6302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.
Individual study of areas in educational administration. Requirements jointly established by staff and student.


AED 6303:

Practicum in General Administration
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Practical assignment to provide experiences in the administration of institutions other than schools.


AED 6304: 6305:

Practicum in Educational Leadership
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in administrative functions of the schools including building, campus, and central office functions.


AED 6306: 6307:

School Supervision Practicum
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in the application of the theory and principles of instructional supervision. Includes regular seminars.


AED 6308: 6309:

Practicum for the School Superintendency
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in the activities and responsibilities of the superintendent of schools.


AED 6310:

Theoretical Foundations and Functions of Educational Administration
Cr. 3. (3-0)
The course will provide the foundation of understanding of fundamental concepts upon which school administration is based.


AED 6311:

Functions of Educational Administration
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Historical development of educational administration as a career. The duties and responsibilities of school administrators at building, campus and system levels.


AED 6312:

The Administrative Role in Student Achievement
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Approaches to improving student achievement through human resource development of teachers. Implementation, support, and evaluation of interventions will be based on research and best practice.


AED 6315:

Principles of Instructional Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Principles and problems involved in supervision of school curricula. Basic practices of the curriculum supervision are included.


AED 6316:

Instructional Leadership
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Leadership functions for supervision and improvement of the school curriculum. Incorporates current practices in evaluation of instructional programs and personnel.


AED 6317:

Managing Change For Diversity
Cr. 3. (3-0).
Emerging issues and trends will be examined through process experiences. Emphasis is on diverse population needs (socio-economic and ethnic) and strategies to meet changing educational needs.


AED 6331:

Educational Law
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Legal principles involved in operating educational systems; authority, responsibility, liability and appeals; Texas educational law and significant court holdings.


 AED 6335:

School Evaluation
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Practices and procedures for evaluation and accreditation of the many aspects of school management functions; emphasis is on evaluation of personnel and the instructional program.


AED 6336:

School Business Management
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: Masters degree and basic administration courses. Concurrent enrollment in mid-management practicum.
Principles and practices of the financial management of the local school campus and district with emphasis on the leadership role and state accounting requirements.


AED 6337:

Functions of Mid-Management Administration
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: AED 6336 or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in mid-management practicum.
Functions of school administration at the building, campus and district levels in positions other than the superintendency.


AED 6341:

Personnel Management
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Responsibilities in the identification of staffing needs, recruitment, interviewing, induction, evaluation, motivation, growth development, compensation, contract negotiations, conflict resolution, termination, and technology in personnel management.


AED 6342:

Educational Policy and Finance
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Economic relationships and problems in local, state and national financial support of education; state financial systems, local taxation, program budgeting, cost accounting, indebtedness and fiscal management. (Formerly AED 6333 Educational Finance)


AED 6343:

Public Affairs and Community Relations
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Purposes, functions and practices of information, communications and public affairs programs related to education. External and internal communication techniques are emphasized.


AED 6345:

Educational Facilities and Environment
Cr. 3. (3-0)
Planning educational facilities and learning environment; program analysis for facility planning; administration of building projects; plant maintenance and operation.