Education Studies Minor

The minor does not lead to initial license in education and does not require students to take the MTEL exams.  The Education Studies Minor is a minimum of 18 credits. At least 3 credits must be at the 300/400 level.

Requirements for a Minor in Education Studies

  • Introduction(3 credits)
    Take only one course in the Introduction section from the following:3
    Introduction to the Teaching Profession Middle/Secondary School
    Introduction to the Teaching Profession
    Teaching and Learning in Elementary School
    Early Childhood Education Today
    Learning and Development(3 credits)
    Take one course from the following:3
    Educational Psychology
    Development and Learning of Typical and Atypical Children Birth to Age 8
    The Adolescent in Schools & Society
    Understanding and Supporting Children And Youth With Disabilities
    Curriculum(3 credits)
    Take one course from the following:3
    Integrating Science, Social Studies and the Fine Arts in Early Childhood Curriculum
    Principles of Curriculum, Instruction, And Assessment in Middle and High School
    Curr/Instr in Elementary Ed
    Diversity(3 credits)
    Take one course from the following:3
    Diversity & Multicultural Ed
    International and Comparative Education
    Best Practices for English Language Learners
    Children's Literature: Multicultural Literature for PK-9
    Electives(6 credits)
    Take two additional Education courses (not including the Introduction courses) from the categories above or ANY OTHER Education Course at the 200 level or above. 6
    Total Credits18