Teaching, Learning and Justice Minor

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The Teaching, Learning, and Justice minor is designed to assist students to focus on courses that may help them fulfill requirements for entry into UW Tacoma’s Education Program Teacher Certification Program Any course taken for the purpose of fulfilling a Teacher Certification program curriculum requirement or prerequisite must be passed with a 2.7 minimum grade. Students should consult with a program advisor prior to enrolling in classes. The Teaching, Learning, and Justice minor requires 30 credits:

Requirements: 30 credits

Teaching, Learning, and Justice Core: 15 credits

* TEDUC 471 and TEDUC 482 (2.7 grade or higher and must have been taken in academic year 2012-2013, or later, to qualify) will count as equivalent courses for two of the courses within our Teacher Certification Program, TEDUC 520 and TEDUC 501, respectively. NOTE: If not taken as part of the Education minor, TEDUC 471 and TEDUC 482 (same restrictions as above) will still count as equivalent courses for TEDUC 520 and TEDUC 501.

** TEDUC 490 will fulfill 40 hours of documented experience in a public school classroom, which is an admission requirement for our Teacher Certification Program.

Writing-intensive courses: 10 credits

  • Two writing-intensive courses:
    • e.g. English Composition and Literature (or other writing-intensive course). These courses will fulfill K-8 Teacher Certification Program prerequisite coursework. See program website for Secondary prerequisite coursework.
    • Must be 2.7 grade or higher.

One Developmental Psychology Course: 5 credits