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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 (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.
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.
Education minors 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 2161||Educational Psychology|
|ED 2230||Infants and Toddlers|
|ED 2354||Creative Arts in Early Childhood|
|ED 2410||Strategies for Effective Educator|
|ED 2420||School, Family, and Community|
|ED 2510||Guiding Behavior|
|ED 2600||Children with Special Needs|
|ED 2700||Early Childhood Language Arts and Literacy|
|ED 3510||Community Leadership|
Roxanne Emokpae (Class of 2017, Elementary Education) has been accepted into the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) program. Roxanne is the first ever Curry student to be accepted into the program, and was one of 22 students selected for the 2017-2018 program year.
As Curry College students majoring special education, Samantha Bolivar '14 and Christine Martinelli '14 gained a wide variety of experiences through relevant classroom exercises and years of valuable field placements in Boston-area schools. But little did they realize that they would soon be putting those skills to good use on the other side of the world.
Kelly Nichols '12 (Elementary Education) was recognized by the Everett School Department as a Golden Apple Award winner for the 2015-2016 school year. Golden Apple Award winners are nominated by their peers and supervisors and "represent the best that the Everett Schools have to offer."
Australia, China, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Peru, Spain, Taiwan and Tanzania - For most people, this would be a global destination wish list, or even a recap of a lifetime spent traveling. But for English/Writing Major and Education Minor Andrew Gass '18, it's only the beginning.
Growing up, Jordan Lancaster '13 always knew she wanted to be a teacher. She finally realized that dream after graduating from Curry with a degree in elementary education and integrated liberal studies, and is now teaching at the Laura E. Richards Elementary School in Maine.