Adult Education

Ottawa University’s adult education major can prepare you for a career in facilitating, developing and implementing adult programs in various contexts.  The major emphasizes the application of adult learning principles, methods and techniques in planning, administering and evaluating education and training programs for adults.  Professionals who benefit by completing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in adult education may include teachers, human resources specialists, organizational development specialists and consultants responsible for the education, training and development of adults in a variety of organizations and institutions.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

COM 30163INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

OR

COM 30363ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION

MAT 20143BUSINESS MATHEMATICS

PSY 12053PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY

OR

Related Psychology Course

SOC 30653ETHNIC RELTNS & MULTICLTRL

Equivalent courses may be substituted.

Required Major Courses

PSY 34154ADULT LRNG AND DEV

EDU 34231COOP LEARNING STRATEGIES

EDU 37800ADULT LEARNER:THY & MOTIVATION

EDU 38134ADULT EDUC METHODS & PROCEDURES

EDU 48134ADULT ED ASSESSMENT STRAT

EDU 49005ADULT PROGRAM/CURRICULUM DEV

EDU 49005 Adult Program and Curriculum: CAPSTONE COURSE

Additional Major Courses

Select one from the following:

EDU 31233EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

OAD 30063BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS

OAD 41764TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

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