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Education Minor

Teacher Education

education minor

A minor in education has valuable benefits regardless of your major:

  • Marketability
    Employers in every field need applicants who can present, teach, plan, evaluate, train others, and work well with diverse populations. The education minor helps develop these marketable characteristics.
  • Career advancement
    Whether you're majoring in business, sciences, or liberal arts, becoming a manager in almost any career involves instruction. Good instruction and communication skills help you achieve leadership roles in your field.
  • Work opportunities
    Teaching workshops or community college courses in your field can be a rewarding source of extra income. Gaining educational knowledge now will provide you a solid foundation for the future.

To begin, meet with a College of Education advisor and declare an education minor.

Course requirements:

  • EDCI 3311 – School and Society (3 sem. hrs.)
  • READ 3353 – Content Area Reading for Secondary Students (3 sem. hrs.)
  • ETEC 3310 – Technology Applications for Teachers (3 sem. hrs.)

    Choose one from the following two courses:
  • EDCI 4606* – Planning, Teaching, Assessment and Technology for Grades 8-12 Teachers (6 sem. hrs.)
  • EDCI 4607* – Planning, Teaching, Assessment and Technology for Grades 4-8 Teachers (6 sem. hrs.)

    Choose one from the following two courses:
  • EDCI 4322 – Instructional Design for Special Populations: Grades 8-12 (3 sem. hrs.)
  • EDCI 4323 – Instructional Design for Special Populations: Grades 4-8 (3 sem. hrs.)

* EDCI 4606 and 4607 require a criminal background check and TB screening.

For course descriptions and any additional requirements, visit education minor in the course catalog.