GRAD 601. The Academic Profession. 2 Hours.
Semester course; 2 lecture hours. 2 credits. Restricted to graduate or professional students. Designed to introduce graduate students to the roles and responsibilities of faculty members in institutions of higher education. Through readings, discussion and conversations with faculty members from a variety of settings, students will learn about the changing social expectations for higher education, the diverse settings in which faculty work and strategies for developing and presenting marketable academic skills. Graded as pass/fail.