HESA 815 - Higher Education Law

This course is primarily designed for current and future higher education professionals and will explore many of the legal issues facing the modern institution of higher education. The course will begin with an overview of the history of the relationship and evolution of higher education and the law. As the course progresses, current critical legal issues including student speech and associational rights, due process concepts, equal protection and discrimination, compliance with federal laws relating to higher education, and governance. Supplemental materials will be provided in addition to required readings in the text. The course is intended to be an overview, not an in-depth analysis of any given topic. Likewise, the course is not designed to provide an introduction to or overview of every facet of the law regarding higher education.

Credit hours: 3

Eligibility: Graduate Standing
Last updated: 05/23/2022