May 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

EDL 737 - Student Development, Student Service, Student Retention


Credits: Three (3)
Historical overview of student development theory, student life, research and literature relating to contemporary college students and student services. In addition this course introduces students to relevant research, theory, and practice related to college student retention and persistence. Students explore cultural, institutional, and individual factors that may impact college student persistence and critically examine theories attempting to explain why students leave college. Effective retention practices, programs, and assessment procedures are also identified and examined.