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Adult Education Program Requirements


Adult Education Program – General Concentration

Adult Education – Community & Technical College Concentration

Adult Education - Higher Education Concentration

Adult Education - Training and Development Concentration

 

Adult Education – General Concentration

30 Semester Hours


Core Courses (9 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 510 Introduction to Adult Education 3.0
ADED 520 Methods for Teaching Adults 3.0
ADED 611 Adult Learning and Development 3.0

Additional Adult Education Courses (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 530 Program Development for Adults 3.0
ADED 540 Philosophy and History of Adult Education 3.0

Electives (6 hours)

Courses may be selected from the following or from other courses with prior approval of advisor.

Course Title Hours
ADED 598 Adult Education Seminar 3.0
CNS 555 Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling 3.0
CNS 556 Developmental Career Counseling 3.0
CNS 557 Human and Family Development in Counseling 3.0
CNS 572 American College Student 3.0
CNS 574 Student Development in Higher Education 3.0
CNS 577 Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals 3.0
CNS 586 Parenting Issues 3.0
CNS 670 Parameters of Law in Student Affairs and Higher Education 3.0
EXED 516 Exceptional Child: Perspectives and Issues 3.0
EXED 518 Seminar: Contemporary Challenges in Spec. Ed. 3.0
EXED 534 Seminar: Research in Exceptional Child Education 3.0
LTCY 519 Foundations of Reading Instruction 3.0
LTCY 523 Diagnostic Reading Procedures for Classroom Teachers 3.0
LME 535 Survey of Educational Technology Practices 3.0
LME 537 Principles of Educational Technology Practices 3.0
PSY 510 Advanced Education Psychology 3.0
PSY 511 Psychology of Learning 3.0
 

Research Foundations (3 hours)

Course Title Hours
EDFN 500 Research Methods 3.0
or equivalent as approved by advisor. Research Methods courses are required to be completed in the first 12 hours of the program.

Students may take one of the following two options:

Thesis Option (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 599 Thesis 6.0

**** or ****

Non-Thesis Option (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 590 Adult Education Practicum 3.0
ADED 597 Directed Study in Adult Education 3.0

Adult Education - Community & Technical College Concentration

39 Semester Hours


Core Courses (9 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 510 Introduction to Adult Education 3.0
ADED 520 Methods for Teaching Adults 3.0
ADED 611 Adult Development and Learning 3.0

Additional Higher Education Course (3 hours)

Course Title Hours
EDFN 612 Seminar in Community College Teaching 3.0

Discipline Courses (18 hours)

Eighteen hours of content specific courses related to the student’s teaching discipline in technical or community colleges

Research Foundations (3 hours)

Course Title Hours
EDFN 500 Research Methods 3.0
or equivalent as approved by advisor. Research Methods courses are required to be completed in the first 12 hours of the program.

Capstone Experience (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 590 Internship in Community/Technical College Teaching 3.0
ADED 597 Directed Study in Adult Education 3.0

 

**** or ****

Thesis Option (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 599 Thesis 6.0

Adult Education – Higher Education Concentration

30 Semester Hours

 

Core Courses (9 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 510 Introduction to Adult Education 3.0
ADED 520 Methods for Teaching Adults 3.0
ADED 611 Adult Development and Learning 3.0

 

Electives (12 hours)

Courses may be selected from the following or from other courses with prior approval of advisor.

Course Title Hours
ADED 530 Program Development for Adults 3.0
EDFN 612 Seminar in Community College Teaching 3.0
EDFN 685 Issues in Higher Education 3.0
EDFN 675 Higher Education in America 3.0
EDFN 726 Change Theory and Practice 3.0
EDFN 724 Leadership in Community and Technical Colleges 3.0
EDFN 728 Postsecondary Economics and Finance 3.0
ID 560 Instructional Design Foundations 3.0
ID 570 Principles of Instructional Design 3.0
ID 572 Improvement Analysis in the Workplace 3.0
ID 583 Training Materials 3.0
ID 585 Distance Delivery Systems 3.0

 

Research Foundations (3 hours)

Course Title Hours
EDFN 500 Research Methods 3.0
or equivalent as approved by advisor. Research Methods courses are required to be completed in the first 12 hours of the program.

Capstone Experience (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 590 Practicum in Adult Education 3.0
ADED 597 Directed Study in Adult Education 3.0

 

**** or **** 

Thesis Option (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 599 Thesis 6.0

Adult Education – Training and Development Concentration

30 Semester Hours

Core Courses (9 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 510 Introduction to Adult Education 3.0
ADED 520 Methods for Teaching Adults 3.0
ADED 611 Adult Development and Learning 3.0

Additional Required Courses (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 530 Program Planning for Adults 3.0
ID 583 Training Design and Development 3.0

Electives (6 hours): Select from the following or from other courses as approved by advisor:

Course Title Hours
ID 560 Instructional Design Foundations 3.0
ID 570 Systematic Instructional Design 3.0
ID 577 Management of Instructional Systems 3.0
ID 585 Distance Education Opportunities and Challenges 3.0
ID 587 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design 3.0
ID 588 Multimedia Design  
ID 595 Advanced Instructional Design Studio 3.0
LME 535 Survey of Educational Technology Practices 3.0 
LME 537 Principles of Education Technology Applications 3.0
LME 545 Education Technology Production 3.0
LME 547 Integration of Education Technology 3.0
EDFN 501 Educational Statistics 3.0
EDFN 601 Applied Statistics and Design 3.0
EDFN 603 Qualitative Research in Education 3.0
CNS 555 Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling 3.0
CNS 590 Group Dynamics in Student Affairs and Higher Education 3.0

Research Foundations (3 hours)

Course Title Hours
EDFN 500 Research Methods 3.0
or equivalent as approved by advisor. Research Methods courses are required to be completed in the first 12 hours of the program.

Students may take one of the following two options:

Course Title Hours
ADED 599 Thesis Option 3.0

Or, Non-Thesis Option (6 hours)

Course Title Hours
ADED 590 Adult Education Practicum 3.0
ADED 597 Directed Study in Adult Education 3.0

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