Educational Psychology & Counseling Department

Curriculum Requirements

Adult Learning

Basic Core (9 Credit Hours)
EDPY 513      Reflective Practice in Education and Psychology
EDPY  522     Adult Development
EDPY  525     Adult Learning

Advanced Core (19 Credit Hours)
EDPY  601     Professional Seminar (1 credit hour)
EDPY  613     Advanced Seminar in Reflective Practice
EDPY  622     Advanced Seminar in Adult Development
EDPY  625     Advanced Seminar in Adult Learning
EDPY  630     Proseminar in Adult Learning (9 credit hours)

Research Methods (15 Credit Hours)
Course in Research Methods
Course in Statistics
Course in Qualitative Research
Selected Course (based on student’s research interest)
Selected Course (based on student’s research interest)
Sample Courses:
CSE    660     Ethnographic Research Methods in Education
EDPY  505     Quasi-Experimental and Single-Subject Design Research
EDPY  506     Introduction to Educational Research
EDPY  530     Methods of Action Research
EDPY  550     Applied Statistical Concepts*
EDPY  559     Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education*
EDPY  577     Statistics in Applied Fields I*
EDPY  583     Survey Research
EDPY  604     Special Topics
EDPY  659     Advanced Qualitative Research in Education
*May be used for first three research requirements.

Cognate (6 Credit Hours)
Selected Courses (based on student’s research interest)
Chosen from areas outside EDPY courses that are of interest to the student. 

Electives (12 Credit Hours)
Sample Courses in Adult Learning (maximum of 6 credit hours):
EDPY  504     Special Topics
EDPY  520     Survey of Adult Education
EDPY  521     Program Development and Operation in Adult Education
EDPY  524     Learning in the Workplace
EDPY  527     Ethical Issues in Adult Education
EDPY  529     Facilitating Adult Learning
EDPY  535     Types of Teaching and Learning
Sample Courses outside Adult Learning:
EDPY 533      Program Evaluation I
EDPY  572     Theories of Learning in Applied Educational Psychology
CSE    526     Philosophy of Education: Theory Writing
IT         570     Instructional Systems Design

Dissertation (24 Credit Hours)
EDPY  600     Doctoral Research and Dissertation

 NOTE: For the most recent course descriptions please check the Graduate Catalog.


Updated 11/03/2016

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