COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEADERSHIP Courses

CCL 685. Topics in Community College Leadership. 1-3 Credits.

Topics in Community College Leadership.

CCL 695. Topics in Community College Leadership. 1-3 Credits.

TOPICS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEADERSHIP.

CCL 720. Community College Leadership. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral level seminar intended to provide theoretical and practical background on issues related to community college leadership and assist the student to develop the skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a senior community college administrative leadership position. Of particular importance are skills needed for community college deans, vice presidents and presidents.

CCL 724. Community College Finance. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral level seminar intended to provide information about the financing and budgeting processes that are practiced in community colleges. This will be accomplished by examining the budget development and budget planning process and a survey of sources and uses of funds as well as the functions and techniques of responsible management of resources.

CCL 726. Community College Curriculum and Program Development. 3 Credits.

3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral- level seminar intended to assist students to understand the development and management of the community college curriculum. It will do this by (1) examining processes practiced in the identification of courses and degree programs, (2) the review and approval processes of individual programs and courses, (3) assessment and other accountability activities, and (4) the authorizing processes and procedures for establishing or terminating courses or programs.

CCL 768. Internship in Community College Leadership. 3-6 Credits.

3 to 6 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. The purpose of this course is to allow students to obtain hands-on experience in a leadership role at a community college setting. The student will learn about leadership skills at the community college by observing his or her mentor/site supervisor and by being given leadership tasks associated with the site he or she has chosen.

CCL 795. Topics in Community College Leadership. 1-3 Credits.

1 to 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

CCL 820. Community College Leadership. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral level seminar intended to provide theoretical and practical background on issues related to community college leadership and assist the student to develop the skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of a senior community college administrative leadership position. Of particular importance are skills needed for community college deans, vice presidents and presidents.

CCL 824. Community College Finance. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral level seminar intended to provide information about the financing and budgeting processes that are practiced in community colleges. This will be accomplished by examining the budget development and budget planning process and a survey of sources and uses of funds as well as the functions and techniques of responsible management of resources.

CCL 826. Community College Curriculum and Program Development. 3 Credits.

3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. A doctoral- level seminar intended to assist students to understand the development and management of the community college curriculum. It will do this by (1) examining processes practiced in the identification of courses and degree programs, (2) the review and approval processes of individual programs and courses, (3) assessment and other accountability activities, and (4) the authorizing processes and procedures for establishing or terminating courses or programs.

CCL 830. Community College Politics and Policy Development. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. This course will examine the political factors that may influence educational policy-decisions at community colleges and other institutions of higher education. This course will encourage students to pursue self-directed study of the relationships community college leaders build with community college boards of trustees, county commissioners, state legislators (with emphasis on the Commonwealth of Virginia), and federal representatives. The course also will require students to research and participate in debates on current political and ethical issues affecting the community college.

CCL 868. Internship in Community College Leadership. 3-6 Credits.

3 to 6 credits. Prerequisite: acceptance into the doctoral program or permission of the instructor. The purpose of this course is to allow students to obtain hands-on experience in a leadership role at a community college setting. The student will learn about leadership skills at the community college by observing his or her mentor/site supervisor and by being given leadership tasks associated with the site he or she has chosen.

CCL 881. Dissertation Seminar. 3 Credits.

3 credits. A seminar that focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of community colleges under real-life conditions in the field. Students and faculty work with community college decision makers utilizing problem solving skills and analysis.

CCL 895. Topics in Community College Leadership. 1-3 Credits.

1 to 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

CCL 897. Independent Study in Community College Leadership. 1-3 Credits.

Independent study of special topics in community college leadership for doctoral students. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

CCL 899. Dissertation. 1-12 Credits.

1 to 12 credits.

CCL 999. Doctoral Graduate Credit. 1 Credit.

This course is a pass/fail course doctoral students may take to maintain active status after successfully passing the candidacy examination. All doctoral students are required to be registered for at least one graduate credit hour every semester until their graduation.