This option is designed for students with an area of technical or other specific expertise who wish to train or teach adults. Courses in this option focus on adult learning and the theory and practice of teaching adults.
An Associate Degree in an applied field from a regionally accredited college or the equivalent is the required foundation for this program.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Attain proficiency in the concepts, theories, and methods of inquiry pertinent to education and training of adults.
- Design teaching or training that integrates knowledge of an applied field with adult learning and theory.
- Apply ethical principles that inform the practice of teaching adults.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|PSY 509||Human Development||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
Prerequisite: Must have completed an associate degree or equivalent in a related applied discipline aligning with Education & Training
CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.), IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.) and all major requirements must be completed prior to enrollment in the Integrative Capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.
|Major in Applied Studies-Education and Training|
|INST 605||Teaching and Learning in Adulthood||4|
|INST 607||The Learning Workplace||4|
|INST 610||Instructional Design and Interactive Learning||4|
|PSY 616||Psychology of Occupational Stress||4|
|INST 650||Program Development and Learning||4|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.