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Requirements

Below is the list of course requirements for the Instructional Design and Technology program.

(Click here if you are looking for the Quarter Requirement information.) 

Fall Admission Roadmap (Comprehensive Exam)

  Domestic Students Domestic Students International Students International Students
  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan 

1st Fall Semester

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

Elective

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

1st Spring Semester

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

Elective

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

Elective

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

2nd Fall Semester

ETEC 6850

ETEC 6980

Elective

ETEC 6850

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6850

ETEC 6980

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6850

Elective

Elective

2nd Spring Semester

N/A

Elective

ETEC 6980**
N/A

Elective

ETEC 6980**

*Writing requirement:

  • International students: ETEC 5200, GMAT, or GRE (You are recommended to take ETEC 5200  as earlier as possible, e.g., in their first Fall semester.
  • Domestic students: Paper (Refer to the Rubric), ETEC 5200, GMAT, GRE

** ETEC 6980 (Comprehensive Exam) 0 unit

Note: Consult your adviser before making your study plan. It is highly recommended to contact your adviser during your first semester to develop your study plan.


Spring Admission Roadmap (Comprehensive Exam)

  Domestic Students Domestic Students International Students International Students
  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan 

1st   Spring Semester

Elective

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

N/A

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920 

1st  Fall Semester

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 6850

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

N/A

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

2nd  Spring Semester

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6980**

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

Elective

N/A

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

Elective

2nd Fall Semester

N/A

ETEC 6850

ETEC 6980**

N/A

ETEC 6850

ETEC 6980**

*Writing requirement:

  • International students: ETEC 5200, GMAT, or GRE (You are recommended to take ETEC 5200  as earlier as possible, e.g., in their first Fall semester.
  • Domestic students: Paper (Refer to the Rubric), ETEC 5200, GMAT, GRE

** ETEC 6980 (Comprehensive Exam) 0 unit

Note1: Consult your adviser before making your study plan. It is highly recommended to contact your adviser during your first semester to develop your study plan.

Note2: If you would go with Thesis/Project option, be mindful that you may need to allocate additional semester(s) to write/complete the thesis/project even after taking ETEC 6963.


 

Fall Admission Roadmap ( Thesis/Project )

  Domestic Students Domestic Students International Students International Students
  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan 

1st Fall Semester

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

1st Spring Semester

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

Elective

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

Elective

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6920

2nd Fall Semester

ETEC 6963

Elective

Elective 

Elective

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6963

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

2nd Spring Semester

N/A

ETEC 6963

N/A

ETEC 6963

*Writing requirement:

  • International students: ETEC 5200, GMAT, or GRE (You are recommended to take ETEC 5200  as earlier as possible, e.g., in their first Fall semester.
  • Domestic students: Paper (Refer to the Rubric), ETEC 5200, GMAT, GRE

Note: Consult your adviser before making your study plan. It is highly recommended to contact your adviser during your first semester to develop your study plan.


 

Spring Admission Roadmap (Thesis/Project )

  Domestic Students Domestic Students International Students International Students
  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan  1.5 Year Plan  2 Year Plan 

1st  Spring Semester

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

Elective

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

Elective

Elective

ETEC 6920

1st  Fall Semester

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

Elective

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

ETEC 5000

ETEC 5200*

ETEC 5430

ETEC 5440

2nd  Spring Semester

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6963

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

Elective

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

ETEC 6963

ETEC 6430

ETEC 6440

Elective

2nd  Fall Semester

N/A

ETEC 6963

N/A

ETEC 6963

*Writing requirement:

  • International students are required to take ETEC 5200 to meet the writing requirement. It is recommended to take it in their Fall semester.
  • Domestic students: Paper, ETEC 5200, GMAT, GRE

Note1: Consult with your adviser before making your study plan. It is highly recommended to contact your adviser during your first semester to develop your study plan.

Note2: If you would go with Thesis/Project option, be mindful that you may need to allocate additional semester(s) to write/complete the thesis/project even after taking ETEC 6963.