Community College Teaching

Practice Concentration (Non-Thesis Option):

In consultation with his or her advisor, non-thesis participants individually develop practice concentrations within adult education consisting of a minimum of 15 graduate credit hours. Participants may develop unique concentrations from among graduate courses offered university-wide, or may elect to pursue one of four designated concentrations. The courses presented represent the recommended courses for the following concentration:

Community College Teaching

The Community College Teaching Concentration is unique in its set of Core Credit Classes. Students working on a Community College Teaching Concentration will take 21 core credit hours in the following classes and an additional 18 elective hours in a discipline of their choosing:

ADED 718 - Adult Learner: Andragogical Principles

ADED 719 - Assessment and Evaluation

ADED 708 - Methods in Adult Education

ADED 709 - Adult Development and Learning

ADED 776 - Principles of Community College Teaching

ADED 716 - Qualitative Research in Adult Education

ADED 720 - Workforce Training and Experiential Learning

Students choose one of five disciplines for community college teaching and complete electives in these areas: Business Education, Biology, English, History, or Manufacturing Systems.

Certificate in Community College Teaching

The Community College Teaching Certificate consists of 15 credits from the Adult Education Community College Teaching Concentration. Students must be enrolled full-time in the Adult Education program to be eligible for this certificate.

The Program of Study for the Graduate Certificate in Adult Education Community College Teaching (ADED – CCT ) is as follows:

ADED 708 - Methods of Adult Education

ADED 718 - Adult Learner: Andragogical Principles 

ADED 719 - Assessment and Evaluation

ADED 720 - Workforce Training and Experiential Learning  

ADED 776 - Principles of College Teaching