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Education majors who wish to specialize in an area of interest can do so by completing the requirements of their perspective majors and any additional coursework within a concentration.  Students in majors other than Education complete the courses within the concentration and then will apply for an Education minor in the specialized area.

Students interested in pursuing an Education minor must complete and submit an application describing the rationale for their minor along with the list of courses the student wishes to take (applications are available via the Education Department and the Advising Office). After approval from the Department, students will be notified and their status will be updated with the Registrar's Office. 

Course Requirements and Information

Education minors may choose from a set of approved courses (15 credits) which allows exploration in select coursework in Education.

Prerequisite:

PSY 1400 Child Development


Choose 15 credits from the following courses:

ED 1150 Exploring the World of Education
ED 2160 Foundations in Early Intervention:
Principles and Practice
ED 2161 Educational Psychology
ED 2230 Infants and Toddlers
ED 2235 Early Assessment and Intervention
ED 2301 Children in the Center in Nottingham
ED 2354 Creative Arts in Early Childhood
ED 2355 Children's Literature: A Gateway to the World
ED 2411 Strategies for the Effective Educator:
Early Childhood
ED 2412 Strategies for the Effective Educator:
Elementary and Secondary
ED 2420 School, Family, and Community
ED 2510 Guiding Behavior
ED 2600 Introduction to Special Education
ED 2700 Early Childhood Language Arts and Literacy
ED 3510 Community Leadership

Students interested in pursuing a minor in Education must complete and submit an application describing the rationale for their minor along with the list of courses the student wishes to take (application is available from the Education Department and the Advising Office). After approval from the Department, students will be notified and their status will be updated with the Registrar’s Office.

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