Dreeben School of Education


Adult Education (ADED)

This degree, with a concentration in Adult Education, is designed to provide professional preparation for administrators/supervisors of adult education activities, persons working in human resource and staff development, continuing and community education personnel, and teachers of adults in a variety of institutions and settings

Students are exposed to the principles of Adult Education with special emphasis on the changes occurring in adult life as they affect the teaching-learning process. Educational, institutional, administrative, and programmatic implications are stressed. Some areas of specialization that can be arranged by the advisor are: adult literacy, human resource development, or adult religious education,

Requirements for the Master’s degree with a concentration in Adult Education:
Core Courses (12 hours)

  • EDUC 6301 Introduction to Educational Research
  • ADED 6381 Adult Learning and Development
  • EDUC 6306 Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • EDUC 63CS1 Capstone in Education

Requirements in the major (Select 18 semester hours.)

  • EDUC 6305 Multicultural Concepts in Education
  • ADED 6382 Adult Literacy Education
  • ADED 6385 Methods & Strategies in Adult Ed
  • ADED 6387 Program Development in Adult Ed
  • ADED 6390 Practicum in Adult Learning Environments
  • ADED 6384 Contemporary Issues in Adult Ed
  • ADED 6386 Educational Gerontology
  • ADED 6388 Effective Teams and Groups

Electives (6 semester hours)

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