Minor: Education

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Recognize variations in learning and development within and across developmental domains.
  • Assess the ability of learning environments to meet the needs of diverse learners and communities.
  • Critique learning environments in their ability to support individual and collaborative learning
  • Create opportunities for learners to creatively address authentic local and global issues using relevant concepts and multiple perspectives
Core Courses
TCH-ED 160Introduction to Teaching3
TCH-ED 251Child and Adolescent Development for Future Educators3
or TCH-ED 400 Child Development
or TCH-ED 420 Adolescent Development
TCH-ED 403Educational Psychology3
TCH-ED 404Education of the Exceptional Child and Youth3
Electives (some recommendations below): 16
Number Systems and Related Topics
Geometry for Elementary Teachers
Children's Literature
Health, Safety, and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Teaching
Cultural Diversity and Teaching English Language Learners
Teaching and Learning with Technology
Introduction To Early Childhood Education
Language Development
Middle School Philosophy and Organization
Elementary Music Methods
Introduction to Language Acquisition and Diversity
Teaching Healthy Behaviors in the Schools
Language & Literacy across the Disciplines (with permission)
Strategies For Effective Classroom Management (with permission)
Practicum I - Middle and High School (with permission)
Total Credits18