The Demographics of Higher Education

EDU 6447 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Provides an up-to-the-minute analysis of who accesses postsecondary education in any of its forms, from certificate to technical to community college to the various types of four-year and graduate-level institutions. Examining changing demographics, the course evaluates societal, cultural, and vocational development needs of students from the 18- to 22-year-old traditional student to adults completing college or pursuing professional degrees. Addresses issues of access, readiness, affordability, persistence, and employment upon completion of the degree, with an eye toward designing programs and interventions that contribute to student success.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 00
CRN 20471
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Notes Students register for this section and then will be placed with a specific instructor and assigned to a course section one week prior to the course start date. Students will be notified of their placement via Husky email. Syllabi and textbook information is the same for all sections of the course.
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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