Minor in Instructional Design and Training
Requirements for the Minor
The Minor in Instructional Design and Training (IDT) is open to majors from other units and colleges, and majors within the College of Education. Students will be admitted to the IDT minor if they meet the minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 at the time of application. Students are encouraged to consult their home colleges about acceptability and applicability of IDT course credit toward their degree. Please check the IDT website for more information about admission to the IDT minor and the procedure for declaring a minor on a student transcript.
A GPA of 2.50/4.00 is required in courses taken towards the minor.
|Required Core Foundation Courses|
|EPSY 210||Principles of Learning and Instruction Across the Lifespan a||3|
|EPSY 380||Instructional Design and Training||3|
|EPSY 450||Assessment and Evaluation of Learning Outcomes and Instructional Products b||3|
|Select a minimum of one additional production course from the list of approved selectives:||3-9|
|Print-based Instructional Materials: Design and Development b|
|Interactive Online Instruction: Design and Development b|
|Engaging Multimedia Instruction: Design and Development b|
This course is pending approval for Understanding the Individual and Society General Education category.
The prerequisite for EPSY 400, EPSY 430, EPSY 440, and EPSY 450 is EPSY 380.
Students are required to take EPSY 380 before they take the following:
|EPSY 400||Print-based Instructional Materials: Design and Development||3|
|EPSY 430||Interactive Online Instruction: Design and Development||3|
|EPSY 440||Engaging Multimedia Instruction: Design and Development||3|
|EPSY 450||Assessment and Evaluation of Learning Outcomes and Instructional Products||3|
It is also recommended but is not required that students take EPSY 210 and one of the production courses prior to taking EPSY 450.
Enrollment Residence Requirement for the Minor
A student must complete at least one-half of the course work required for the minor field in enrollment residence at the University of Illinois Chicago.