As an adult learner, you will come to class equipped with knowledge and skills that will enable you to learn at an accelerated pace. This program is designed to meet your specific academic and practical needs.
Classes meet one night a week.
The major includes nine course credits (36 semester hours).
You can complete your major courses in 14 months.
In addition to completing the major requirements, all students must complete general education and elective courses required to earn the degree (32 course credits/128 semester hours)
You may be able to earn elective credits for life experience and other non-collegiate learning. (See Credit Options to find out more.) .
You will complete all courses within the major as a member of a student cohort. The cohort model provides you with a supportive learning environment in which you can study alongside students with similar goals, develop your capacity for teamwork, and build a new professional support network.
The program emphasizes individual and team projects completed outside of class. Both in and out of class, you will work in study groups to accomplish learning tasks.
This program is available only as a complete, integrated experience. If you need to withdraw, you will be invited to join a future cohort.
All courses are taught by the full-time and adjunct faculty of Elmhurst College. The faculty has extensive classroom and professional experience, and uses cooperative learning and other active teaching styles suited to adult learners.