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Interdisciplinary Studies (AS): Adult Education & Training Minor

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The Associate of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (AS, IDS) degree program is designed to provide students with opportunities to study within and across academic disciplines, as well as offer enriching and integrated learning experiences. The experiences and insights gained in Interdisciplinary Studies may assist students to further a number of their personal, professional, and academic goals. For more information about the overall requiremtns of the program and/or other approved minors, please go to the IDS page .

Students who would like to pursue an Associate of Science, IDS must have at least 24 credits available in minor subject areas at SJC, above and beyond General Education requirements.  Requirements for completing this degree program are described below.

Requirements for the Associate of Science, IDS
Requirements Notes
  • Complete at least one of the approved minors (Minimum of 18 credits).
Up to two-courses transferred from another college (6 credits) can be applied to the minor requirement.
Students can take the foundational course after they successfully complete College Writing.  The capstone course is taken after at least 54 credits have been completed.
  • Meet all other degree requirements, including the completion of General Education courses.

Note:  Minors with Fast Tracks would not be applicable for students seeking an Associate’s degree in IDS.


IDS, Adult Education & Training Minor

The Adult Education & Training minor is for students interested in developing the skills and knowledge needed to design, teach, and organize training programs at the adult and/or corporate levels. In this minor, students will explore diverse learning styles and preferences. They will also gain a greater understanding of the experiences of adult learners, as well as become familiar with various learning theories and approaches in the field.


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