Education and Community Engagement Minor

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Intended for students interested in understanding the purpose and impact of education across global communities. Candidates for the minor examine the role of multiple forms of education, the impact of education on a range of societal inequalities, and the sociopolitical forces of race, class, gender, sexuality, culture, language, and immigration within a human rights framework. Students choose from a range of multidisciplinary courses that focus on applied education, including the context of K-12 schooling and higher education, employment preparation, and knowledge and socio-emotional well-being development that often occurs in partnership with multiple communities. The minor is intended to support those interested in a wide array of educational contexts, including schools, community organizations and advocacy efforts, museum education, youth leadership organizations, after school programming, nonprofit and community based organizations, and other applied educational contexts outside of schools.

Requirements: 30 Credits

Required Courses: 10 credits

  • TEDUC 301 Education and Community Engagement
  • TEDUC 492 Applied Urban Education Field Work

Additional Requirements: 20 Credits

  • Two courses from List A: Diversity elective list
  • One course from List B: Social Emotional Well-Being in Schools and Society elective list
  • One course from any of the elective lists (List A, List B, or List C)

Approved Diversity Course Electives (List A)

This elective requirement exposes students to foundations in equity and justice in relation to education, society, and knowledge.

Social Emotional Well-Being in Schools and Society Electives (List B)

This elective requirement exposes students to psychological tenets, mental health and wellness, identity, and mindfulness in relation to learning.

  • Must take One course from Social Emotional Well-Being in Schools and Society electives (List B).
  • Approved Diversity courses (indicated by a 'D') fulfill the previous course requirement list.
  • See Education and Community Engagement Minor website for approved list.

Additional Approved Minor Course Electives (List C)