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Course Offerings

View the Spring 2017 – Spring 2021 Course offerings schedule.

NOTE: Thesis and independent study credits are requested by the student and if approved are set-up specifically for the student.

Some classes are only offered certain semesters. Use the tables below to determine which classes are offered during a particular semester.


Spring Semester Offerings

Type Course Number and Name Credits Required Materials
Elective OPWL 523 Rapid E-Learning Development
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 525 E-Learning Principles & Practices
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Required OPWL 529 Needs Assessment
(PREREQ:536)
4 Text Book
Required OPWL 530 Evaluation
(PREREQ:536)
4 Text Book
Required OPWL 532 Ethnographic Research in Organizations
(PREREQ 536 or PERM/INST)
3 Text Book
Required OPWL 535 Principles of Adult Learning 4 Text Book
Required OPWL 536 Foundations of Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning 4 Text Book
Required OPWL 537 Instructional Design
(PREREQ 536 & 535)
4 Text Book
Elective OPWL 547 Advanced Instructional Design for the Workplace
(PREREQ 537 or PERM/INST)
3 Text Book
Required OPWL 560 Workplace Performance Improvement
(PREREQ 536, and 529 or 530)
4 Text Book
Elective OPWL 577 Change Management
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 586 Selected Topics: Professional Ethics 1 Text Book
Elective OPWL 588 Selected Topics: Library Skills for Research 1 No Text Required
Elective OPWL 589 Selected Topics: Virtual Teams 1 Text Book
Culminating OPWL 592 Portfolio 1 No Text Required


Summer Semester Offerings (odd years)

Type Course Number and Name Credits Required Materials
Elective OPWL 523 Rapid E-Learning Development
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 525 E-Learning Principles & Practices
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Required OPWL 532 Ethnographic Research in Organizations
(PREREQ 536 or PERM/INST)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 550 Blended Learning for Performance Improvement
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 551 E-Learning Content Design
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 578 Designing Sustainable Organizations
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 585 Selected Topics: Thinking in Systems 1 Text Book
Elective OPWL 586 Selected Topics: Professional Ethics 1 Text Book
Culminating OPWL 592 Portfolio 1 No Text Required


Summer Semester Offerings (even years)

Type Course Number and Name Credits Required Materials
Elective OPWL 523 Rapid E-Learning Development
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 525 E-Learning Principles & Practices
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Research OPWL 531 Quantitative Research in Organizations
(PREREQ:536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 547 Advanced Instructional Design for the Workplace
(PREREQ 537 or PERM/INST)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 550 Blended Learning for Performance Improvement
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 551 E-Learning Content Design
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 577 Change Management
(PRE/COREQ 536)
3 Text Book
Elective OPWL 587 Selected Topics: Evidence Based Practice 1 No Text Required
Elective OPWL 589 Selected Topics: Virtual Teams 1 Text Book
Culminating OPWL 592 Portfolio 1 No Text Required