Adult and Lifelong Learning (AL)

AL 3000 Introduction to Professional Studies

[3 credit hours]

This course will prepare students with advanced computer and information skills necessary for research specific to professional health, business, and community related disciplines.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

AL 3500 Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Research

[3 credit hours]

This course is designed as a foundational course for University College for all IDVP and Liberal Studies degree program students. It is the required prerequisite course for students needing to take the Senior Capstone (AL 4950 or AL 4940) courses. It is a review of the research process course designed for undergraduate students majoring in all disciplines. It emphasizes the fundamentals of conducting college-level research and the practice of writing about and properly citing that process.

AL 4940 Field Experiences and Internship

[4 credit hours]

The purpose of this class is to provide a culminating experience of self-reflection, academic research, and critical thinking as an experiential-learning capstone to your multi-disciplinary University College undergraduate degree program. The overall objective is that you design a professional portfolio that reflects this learning experience. Al 4940 is completed under the guidance of the instructor of record and it must be completed prior to graduation. Permit required.

Prerequisites: AL 3500 with a minimum grade of C

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

AL 4950 Senior Capstone

[4 credit hours]

The purpose of this class is to provide a culminating integrative experience of self-reflection, academic research, and critical thinking as a capstone to your multi-disciplinary University College undergraduate degree program. This course will result in a Senior Final Project – an Annotated Bibliography and a Multimedia Presentation of your research - in which you will learn, practice and demonstrate skills that will prove your proficiency and facility with the research process. Students will design a Capstone Project based upon research related to an area of concentration.

Prerequisites: AL 3500 with a minimum grade of C

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall