This paper describes the relationship between academic adjustment and emotional intelligence among undergraduate students in Oman. Abstract Objective: A positive and successful transition into university is crucial. Transition to the college environment is a critical situation that can impact students holistically. The study aimed to examine the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic adjustment among undergraduate students in Oman. Methods: The study utilized a descriptive correlational and cross-sectional study design. The total sample was 339 based on defined inclusion criteria. The study used Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire and Academic Adjustment Scale to investigate the extents of the research phenomena among undergraduate students. Results: The average age of the participants was 21.5 years. The level of AD and EI was on medium. However, the findings revealed a strong positive relationship (r = 0.703) between emotional intelligence and academic adjustment among undergraduate students. Conclusion: Emotional intelligence may increase over time through the academic life. It can help students develop adequate social skills and bondings to satisfy academic demands and promote their social, moral, and cognitive abilities and adjustment.
|Journal||Journal of Integrative Nursing|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2021|