A Minor in Adult and Organizational Development (AOD), offered by the Department of Policy, Organizational and Leadership Studies, can complement a range of existing majors across Temple, including, among others: 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.

Campus Location: Main

Contact Information

Undergraduate Advising, College of Education and Human Development

Armando Estrada, Program Coordinator


The minor in Adult and Organizational Development consists of 15 credit hours in Adult & Organizational Development coursework.

Students must complete the following courses:

AOD 1016Introduction to Adult Learning and Training3
AOD 1166Interpersonal Processes through the Life Span3
AOD 2176Team Process in Education3
AOD 2214Conflict Processes3
Select one of the following:3
Mediation: Principles and Practice
Negotiation Processes
Skill Building for Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
Total Credit Hours15

All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.