Minor in Education

The School of Education offers a 19-credit minor open to all undergraduates. The minor comprises 7 credits of core course work, followed by 12 credits in one of two tracks: Teaching and Learning in Multiple Settings or Foundations and Policy. Courses are taught by faculty known for their teaching excellence. Courses and field experiences in the education minor introduce undergraduates to the complex interactions among the various political, cultural, social, and historical dynamics that shape educational policy and practice. Through the education minor students develop a deep understanding of learning and instructional practice in both formal and informal settings. The education minor is designed to serve students with a passion for social justice who interested in serving in the Peace Corps, leading after-school or community-based youth programs, or working in education and youth policy. Individuals who plan to teach in a K-12 school setting should explore Teacher Licensure Programs.