A minor in Adult and Organization Development (AOD) can complement a range of existing majors across Temple, including, among others: Strategic and Organizational Communication, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Education, Business Management, Communication Management, and Social Work. The AOD minor can open up expanded career opportunities for students through our applied focus on organizational skill development, training, and adult learning.
A total of 15 credit hours in AOD coursework. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C
Students must complete the following courses:
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|AOD 1016||Introduction to Adult Learning and Training||3|
|AOD 1166||Interpersonal Processes through the Life Span||3|
|AOD 2176||Team Process in Education||3|
|AOD 2214||Conflict Processes||3|
|Elective||Select one of the following:||3|
|AOD 2215||Mediation: Principles and Practice|
|AOD 3316||Negotiation Processes|
|AOD 3319||Skill Building for Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
For current program requirements and information, please refer to the Temple University Undergraduate Bulletin: Minor in Adult & Organizational Development
All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.
Declaring a Minor
Students who are interested in pursuing a minor in Adult and Organizational Development (AOD) should speak to their advisor in the school or college in which they are pursuing their degree to discuss how this minor fits into their overall academic plan. Students must formally declare the AOD minor upon completing no more than 6 credits toward the minor by meeting with a College of Education and Human Development advisor. Appointments are located at the Shimada Resource Center, Suite 150 Ritter Annex and can be made via TUportal or by calling 215-204.8011. There is no penalty if the minor is not completed.