Program Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

The Education department has the following degrees:

Education minor

A minor in education requires completion of at least 18 credits, distributed as follows. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student must use at least nine credits that are not also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor. Students may not complete both this minor and the minor in education policy.

1. Required: EDUC 200, 201, 302

2. Electives: Two courses totaling at least six credits chosen from among the following: EDUC 305, 340, 343, 345, 353, 356, 365, 369 (unless ECON 234 has been taken), 375, 377; THTR 225; and, when appropriate, EDUC 403

3. Fieldwork: At least two credits chosen from the following: EDUC 210, 303, 306, 341, 344, 346, 354, 357, 366, 376, 378; THTR 226; and, when appropriate, EDUC 401 or POV 102

4. Context: At least one course chosen from among the following: ECON 234 (unless EDUC 369 has been taken), 235, 236, 238; HIST 258, 260; PHIL 242; POL 250; POV 101, 103; PSYC 112, 113, 114, 230, 235, 269; SOAN 202, 228

Certain First-Year Seminars or special-topics courses, when appropriate, may be approved by the Director of Teacher Education, in advance, as cognates for the context requirement.

  1. Required courses:
  2. Electives: Two courses totaling at least six credits chosen from among the following:
  3. Fieldwork: At least two credits chosen from the following:
  4. Context: At least one course chosen from among the following:

Education Policy minor

A minor in education policy requires completion of at least 18 credits, distributed as follows. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student must use at least nine credits that are not also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor. Students may not complete both this minor and the minor in education.

1. Required: EDUC 200

2. Quantitative Literacy: One course chosen from INTR 202, MATH 118, PSYC 120

3. Policy and Analysis: One course chosen from ECON 234, ECON 236

4. Political Context: One course chosen from POL 203, POL 232

5. Educational Context: One additional course chosen from the following:

BIOL 165
DANC 235
ECON 231, 232, 235, 237, 238, 250
ENGL 234
HIST 260, 268
INTR 220
PHIL 254
POL 203 (if not used in category 4 above)
POV 101, 103, 295
PSYC 113, 230, 235
SOAN 202, 251, 281, 288

6. Fieldwork: At least two courses comprising at least three credits chosen from the following:

CHEM 175
ECON 234 (if not used in category 3 above)
EDUC 201, 210, 303, 306, 341, 344, 346, 354, 357, 366, 369
PE 301

  1. Required:
  2. Quantitative Literacy:
  3. One course chosen from

  4. Policy and Analysis:
  5. One course chosen from

  6. Political Context:
  7. One course chosen from the following:

  8. Educational Context:
  9. Once additional course chosen from the following:

  10. Fieldwork:
  11. At least two courses comprising at least three credits chosen from the following: