Twin Cities campus
 
Twin Cities Campus

Adult Education Undergraduate Certificate

Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Undergraduate credit certificate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2019
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 14
  • Degree: Adult Education Certificate Ugrd
Adult Education Undergraduate Certificate
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Degree and non-degree seeking students from both within and outside the department are eligible to get the certificate.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Required Courses
OLPD 3202 - Introduction to Strategies for Teaching Adults (3.0 cr)
OLPD 3601 - Introduction to Human Resource Development (3.0 cr)
OLPD 5202 - Perspectives of Adult Learning and Development (3.0 cr)
Applied Experience in Adult Education
Choose from one of the following two course options. If OLPD 4696, 4 credits must be completed.
OLPD 5296 - Field Experience in Adult Education (1.0-6.0 cr)
or OLPD 4696 - Applied Experience in Business Marketing Education & Human Resource Development (1.0-4.0 cr)
Electives
If a student needs to take more credits in order to reach the 14 credit minimum for this Certificate, those remaining credits can be selected from the courses listed below.
OLPD 3641 - Introduction to Organization Development (3.0 cr)
or OLPD 5211 - Introduction to the Undereducated Adult (1.0 cr)
or OLPD 5212 - Introduction to Adult Literacy in the Workplace (1.0 cr)
or OLPD 5213 - Introduction to Adult Literacy in the Community (1.0 cr)
 
More program views..
View college catalog(s):
· College of Education and Human Development

View future requirement(s):
· Fall 2020


View checkpoint chart:
· Adult Education Undergraduate Certificate
View PDF Version:
Search.
Search Programs

Search University Catalogs
Related links.

College of Education and Human Development

TC Undergraduate Admissions

TC Undergraduate Application

One Stop
for tuition, course registration, financial aid, academic calendars, and more
 
OLPD 3202 - Introduction to Strategies for Teaching Adults
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Theories of adult learning, learning/teaching styles, methods/perspectives of teaching, applications of teaching in various settings.
OLPD 3601 - Introduction to Human Resource Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Human resource development theories, principles, concepts, and practices.
OLPD 5202 - Perspectives of Adult Learning and Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Summer
Emphasis on major adult development theorists, theories, and current applications. Transformative learning, self-directed learning, experiential learning, and cooperative learning provide theoretical framework for exploring physiological, psychological, sociological, and cultural aspects of adult development through the life span.
OLPD 5296 - Field Experience in Adult Education
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Supervised fieldwork and practice. Presentations and evaluations of adult education practices.
OLPD 4696 - Applied Experience in Business Marketing Education & Human Resource Development
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 8.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02778
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
OLPD 4696, the Applied Experience course, is designed as a culminating learning experience for students nearing graduation. It affords students an opportunity to seek out practical work experience related to their area of concentration in business and marketing or human resource development. An essential part of an Applied Experience is the opportunity to use the knowledge acquired in the classroom in practical applications in the workplace. Problem-solving and creative thinking in the workplace supports the retention and mastery of information gained in the classroom. To be successful, the Applied Experience in BME/HRD should focus on a specific project(s) or task(s) that lend to analysis and resolution over the course of 6 to 14 weeks. A typical Applied Experience in BME/HRD involves 160 hours of work for 4 credits including all the course work listed on this syllabus (20 hr) during a single semester (45 hours per credit). The Applied Experience in BME/HRD is not credit for work. Students must be engaged in specific activities/duties related to their area of concentration related to the field of business and marketing or human resource development. Each activity is expected to relate to a BME/HRD theory, a career competency area, or professional skill. The student and the employment supervisor will be asked to sign a contract stipulating to the internship objective and activities; the contract must also be approved by the instructor. prereq: OLPD ugrd student in BME/HRD, BME compl 3 of the 4 cores: OLPD 3318, 3401, 3424, 4426. HRD compl 4 of the 4 cores: OLPD 3601, 3202, 3621, 3641. Completed or permission to be concurrently registered for OLPD 3609.
OLPD 3641 - Introduction to Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Organization development theories, principles, concepts, and practices. How development is used to direct change in an organization.
OLPD 5211 - Introduction to the Undereducated Adult
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Definitions of literacy in workplace, community, and family. Issues: poverty/welfare, ethnicity, cultural diversity, social class, language/learning, immigrants.
OLPD 5212 - Introduction to Adult Literacy in the Workplace
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Review workplace literacy programs, funding, program planning, and needs assessment. Reaching/recruiting workers. Role of employers and the unions. Writing for low literacy employees. prereq: 5211 or ADED 5211
OLPD 5213 - Introduction to Adult Literacy in the Community
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Community programs in United States. Literacy building. Family literacy skills. Correctional education in reintegrating offenders back into community. Integrating people with disabilities through community literacy programs. Literacy/development in developing countries. Reaching/recruiting indigenous, migrant, immigrant groups. Social action approaches to literacy education. prereq: 5211 or ADED 5211