Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Do you have an interest in optimizing how people learn and perform in a variety of settings? If you see yourself wanting to create impactful change in any environment then LDT might be your perfect major.  Our graduates can expect to enter a strong job market and have competitive salaries in designing innovative, high-impact learning experiences.

Career Median Salary Market Growth
Instructional Designer $66,290 4% - 6%
Multimedia Specialist $59,500 4% - 6%
Distance (E-)Learning Coordinator $85,450 7% - 10%
User Engagement and Public Relations $116,180 7% - 10%
Training and Development Specialist $61,210 7% - 10%

Source: O*NET Online, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration
*Many of these jobs also require an advanced degree certification, but solid grounding in learning design forms the basis for the job qualifications in these careers.

Prerequisites

Freshman Students

Current WSU Students

Transfer Students

Course Requirements

Students are required to meet with their Academic Advisor before registering for courses.

Major Coursework (40 credit hours)

Courses Credits
Subotal of Major Coursework 40
LDT 2015 - Introduction to Learning Design & Technology 3
LDT 3115 - Instructional Design 3
LDT 3125 - Evaluation Techniques and Tools 3
LDT 3135 - Practical Project Management 3
LDT 3145 - Interactive Course Design 3
LDT 4135 - Engaging Presentation and Facilitation Strategies 3
LDT 4145 - Digital Games for Learning 3
LDT 4155 - Simulations for Learning 3
LDT 4165 - Digital Video for Learning 3
LDT 4195 - Emerging Technologies 3
LDT 4905 - Advanced Seminar in Learning Design & Technology 3
LDT 4995 - Capstone Seminar in Instructional Technology 3
LDT 4920 - Internship in Learning Design & Technology 4

Other Coursework

Courses Credits
Subotal of Other Coursework 80
General Education Courses 31
Wayne Experience 1
LDT 3000 - 5000 - (Major and Minor Electives: In consultation with your advisor) 45
STA 1020 Elementary Statistics - (College of Education Requirement) 3

Total Credits for B.S.

Courses Credits
Total Credits 120
Major Coursework 40
Other Coursework 80

Curriculum

Fall Semester I

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 13
ENG 1020 (BC) 3
COM 1010 (OC) 3
Wayne Experience (WE) 1
LDT 2015 3
Social Inquiry (SI) 3

Winter Semester II

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
ENG 3010 (ICN) 3
STA 1020 (QE) 3
LDT 3115 3
Cultural Inquiry (CI) 3
Civic Literacy (CIV) 3

Fall Semester III

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 16
LDT 4155 3
LDT 3135 3
Natural Scientific Inquiry w/Lab (NSIL) 4
Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) 3
Elective/Minor 3

Winter Semester IV

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
LDT 3125 3
LDT 3145 3
Natural Scientific Inquiry (NSI) 3
Global Learning Inquiry (GLI) 3
Elective/Minor 3

Fall Semester V

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
LDT 4135 3
LDT 4165 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3

Winter Semester VI

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
LDT 4905 3
LDT 4145 3
LDT 4195 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3

Fall Semester VII

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 15
LDT 4995 3
LDT Major Elective 3-4
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3

Winter Semester VIII

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 16
LDT 4920 4
LDT Major Elective 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3
Elective/Minor 3

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Contact

Kurt Troutman
Academic services officer II
kurt.troutman@wayne.edu
313-577-1601

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