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ERIC Number: ED349851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Houston Baptist University Academic Advising Handbook 1991-92.
Ford, Jerry
This publication offers assistance to those serving as academic advisors at Houston Baptist University (HBU) in Texas. The handbook is divided into three sections. The first contains research data concerning academic advising including definitions of advising, roles and functions of academic advisors, behavioral objectives, and limitations of academic advising. Section 2 is a collection of various lists, resource materials, and articles to be used in advising situations particularly "Houston Baptist University Advisor Responsibilities 1991-92" and other information contributing to a picture of the advisor's task and importance in the total educational goals of the university. The third section contains information pertaining to specific departments and to specific HBU regulations covering duties of advisors, graduation requirements, English placement guidelines, foreign languages, advising freshmen in science and mathematics, advising students wanting to become teachers, advising music students, HBU's music groups, advising international students and student-athletes, financial aid processes, advanced general electives, convocation policies, study skills, challenges confronting missionaries, advisor assessment, and the preamble to the by-laws. Appendixes contain advising tables and registration and graduation questions. Included is a 57-item bibliography. (Author/JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Baptist Univ., TX.