Ed Studies
Ed Studies
Ed Studies
Ed Studies

Education…It Takes All of Us!

Earn a Minor in Educational Studies!

The minor in Educational Studies provides a course of study for students who are interested in the study of education as a discipline but do not wish to pursue teaching licensure. The minor provides students with a closer examination of education in society, drawing upon theoretical and applied perspectives from other disciplines. (Student Learning Outcomes)

Why Minor in Educational Studies?

If you are interested in pursuing a career in policy-making and/or community-based fields such as public health, sociology, criminology, political science, history, and other Arts & Sciences disciplines, the Educational Studies minor is for you!
Connecting intellect and heart with creativity and service, the Educational Studies minor develops informed and socially engaged students with the skills to meaningfully participate in research, education, and service in diverse communities.

Benefits
  • Several courses in the minor partially or completely satisfy university studies requirements.
  • Students who complete the minor are exempt from the transdisciplinary cluster requirement.
  • Our faculty are engaged in local communities and committed to your success.

Several of the course electives satisfy or partially satisfy University Studies requirements (i.e. ANT 206, 330 & 327; EDN 200 & 203; GGY 340; PLS 202; SOC 240, 350, 380 & 485). Two of the courses, EDN 370: Gender and Education and EDN 400: Immigration, Population, and Social Justice, have been approved as options in transdisciplinary thematic clusters (Gender and Social Justice and Immigration clusters). Students who complete the minor are exempt from the transdisciplinary cluster requirement.