B.S. in Adult and Community Education

Adult and Community Educators Create Positive Change by
• Discovering the needs of their community and individuals within the community
• Designing and delivering educational programming that meets community needs
• Leading organizations that make a difference in communities through educational programs

Careers in Adult and Community Education
• Adult education instructor
• Children’s, youth, and senior program director
• Nonprofit agency director
• Community educator
• Curriculum and program developer
• Volunteer coordinator
• Workforce and human resource trainer
• Plus many more

Requirements (60-69 semester hours)
• PSY 1879G - Introductory Psychology (3)
• ACE 2000 - Introduction (3)
• ACE 2200 - Learning Principles (3)
• ACE 2400 - Instructional Technology (3)
• EDF 2555G - Education in a Diverse Society (3)
• ACE 3000 - Instructional Strategies (3)
• ACE 3200 - Curriculum and Program Design (3)
• ACE 3400 - Assessment of Learning (3)
• ACE 3600 - Practicum (4)
• ACE 4000 - Organization and Leadership (3)
• ACE 4200 - Needs Assessment, Grant Writing, and Program Evaluation (3)
• EDF 4550 - Critical Focus on Education (3)
• ACE 4400 - Internship I - Education Focus (3)
• ACE 4550 - Internship II - Leadership Focus (3)
• EIU Minor (17-26) (may substitute pre-approved set of courses)

For More Information
www.eiu.edu/sededf/ace.php
ace@eiu.edu
• 581-5931
• 2147 Buzzard Hall
• Dr. Stephen Lucas, Department Chair and Program Adviser

Minor in Adult Education
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Note: Neither the B.S. in Adult and Community Education major nor the minor in Adult Education lead to licensure to teach in public schools.  If you are interested in becoming a licensed teacher, please go to: www.eiu.edu/ceps/teached.php