Minor in Educational Studies


The minor in educational studies provides undergraduates in any major the opportunity to explore the various issues, policies, and forces that shape education as well as explore careers in education. This minor does NOT lead to certification.

Required (6)

  • EDFN A321 Dynamics of American Public Education 3
  • EDPY A235 Introduction to Educational Psychology 3

Either Choose One (1) from Group A and three (3) courses or course grouping from Group B; or four (4) courses (or course grouping) from Group B (12)

Group A :

  • EDPY A330 Life-Span Growth and Development 3
  • EDUC A245 Technology Integration for Teaching and Learning 3
  • EDPY A334 Introduction to Adolescent Growth and Development 3
  • EDEC A211 Family Life Education and Professional Practice 3

Group B:

  • EDEC A256 Physical Education and Health in Early Childhood or EDEL A225 Physical Education and Health in Elementary Education 3
  • EDUC A242 Resources for Teaching 2
  • EDEX A200 Introduction to People with Exceptionalities 3
  • EDEX A440 Assistive Technology for Diverse Learners 3
  • EDRD A218 Children’s Literature 3
  • EDRD A485 Adolescent Literature 3
  • EDUC A399 Independent Study 3
  • EDUC A599 Special Studies in Education 3
  • EDSE A311 Introduction to Adolescent Education and EDUC A210 Observation & Analysis in the Clinical Setting 3
  • EDSE A312 Diverse Learners 3
  • Total Hours Required 18