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The minor in instructional design and technology is designed to provide students in any major with the knowledge and skills to develop online learning as part of their job responsibilities. As more organizations are moving learning to digital platforms in almost every field, knowledge of instructional design and technology can enhance job opportunities. This minor will provide students with additional needed skills in their chosen profession.

The minor in instructional design and technology requires 18 credits hours, consisting of:

Course Title Hours
ADLT 301Adult Learning Theory and Practice3
ADLT 302Basics of Instructional Design for Adult Learners3
ADLT 304Designing Online Learning for Adult Learners 3
ADLT 305Technology for Learning and Development3
ADLT 405Project Management in Learning and Development 3
ADLT 407Culture and Instructional Design3
Total Hours18