Graduate Credit

The Barker Center for Economic Education is excited to be able to offer discounted graduate credit to qualified educators for their workshops.  Successful applicants must have an earned Bachelor’s degree, and in good academic standing.  Educators can choose to complete workshops for 1, 2, or 3 graduate credit hours ($200 per hour).

Course Assignments for Credit

1 Credit Hour

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing four lesson plans, using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

2 Credit Hours

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing seven lesson plans, using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

3 Credit Hours

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing nine lesson plans (one unit) , using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

Important Information About Workshops for Graduate Credit

Dropping a Workshop and Refunds.  Once this registration has been signed and processed, it cannot be changed. It is a commitment to pay all tuition costs and you will remain registered unless you take action to cancel your registration prior to the end of the first day of the workshop. After the first day of the workshop, tuition is non-refundable.

Application Denial.  If a student previously enrolled at the University of Akron is not in good standing with the University of Akron, his or her application may be denied for registration and/or Graduate credit. The student will be notified if their application is not accepted.

Online Payment.  If you choose the Online Payment option, you will be notified via email with a link to the CashNet site to pay your tuition balance once you are enrolled in the University system.  Please pay within 48 hours of receiving this email.  You can pay online either by electronic check (no fee) or by credit card (2.9% processing fee).

Grading Method.  This is a graduate-level workshop (500) and you must have a bachelor’s degree in order to receive graduate-level credit.  Workshops are graded as CR/NCR (Credit/No Credit); no letter grade is issued.

University Transcript Requests, Office of Registrars

You may request a FREE transcript in person, by phone or fax, or online.

Registrars Phone: 330-972-8300, Fax: 330-972-6097. 

To obtain a form, go to: http://www.uakron.edu/registrar/services/transalumni.dot.

Please note that transcripts will not be released if there is an outstanding balance on a student’s account.

For additional information on earning graduate credit please contact Ms. Karen Greene, 330-972-2632, email: greene@uakron.edu