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Penn State University Park

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Begin Date: Spring 2014
End Date: Spring 2017

Workforce Education and Development

University Park, College of Education

MARK THREETON, Assistant Professor
Address: 301C Keller Building
Email: MDT177@psu.edu
Phone: 814 863 5361

WESLEY DONAHUE, Associate Professor
Address: 411C Keller Building
Email: WED105@psu.edu
Phone: 814 865 7074

This is a 60 credit program, with many of the courses offered in multiple delivery formats to address the needs of the adult learner, such as a blend of face-to-face and online, delivery via video conference technologies such as Polycom or Adobe Connect, or totally online. It will provide a solid foundation of curriculum pertinent to gaining knowledge and skills required for success in the field of workforce education and development. It will allow the participant to develop the skills and competencies essential to analyzing community and/or organizational needs, recommend and deliver effective education and training programs for process and employee improvement, supervise and lead others, and manage workforce development projects and initiatives. It will also provide the opportunity to network with individuals who share many of the same interests and will enhance the participant’s ability to address community and organization needs.

Optional requirements for the major: of the 16 credits of electives, up to 12 credits of occupational experience can be earned.

For a Associate in Science degree in Workforce Education and Development a minimum of 60 credits are required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing Given Like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 Credits
(21credits of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(
Included in Electives)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in Requirements for the Major)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in Requirements for the Major)

ELECTIVES: 16 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: (23 Credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (23 credits)
WFED 105(3), WFED 106(3), WFED 207 GWS(3), WFED 310(3), WFED 411(3), WFED 450 US;IL(3), WFED 495D(5) (Sem: 1-4)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2013

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-03-037

Review Date: 11/19/2013

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