Educational Minors

The Department of Education offers two Educational minors, one in Education and another in Educational Policy and Leadership.

Each minor is 15 credits. 

Educational Minor

A minor in Education requires at least 15 credits. Required courses for the minor are:

  • EDU 2202 Social Foundations of Education II
  • EDU 3251 Psychology of Teaching and Learning
  • EDU 3263 Diversity and Inclusion and
  • EDU 4290 Philosophy of Education

An additional 3 credits may be elected from:

  • EDU 2201 Social Foundations of Education I
  • EDU 2300 Research Seminar in Education
  • EDU 3254 Principles of Techniques and Instruction (4 cr)
  • EDU 3258 Education and Society in 1960’s
  • EDU 3260 Education and Society in World War II
  • EDU 3262 Education Pearl Harbor to Sputnik
  • EDU 3265 Global Racism in the Schools
  • EDU 4301 Humanistic Education

 The minor in Education does not qualify one to teach in Pennsylvania public schools.

Educational Policy and Leadership Minor

A minor in Educational Policy and Leadership is designed to help students develop an awareness of global issues in education in order to learn how educational institutions can transform and be transformed by society through school policy and leadership. A minor in Educational Policy and Leadership requires at least 15 credits. Required courses for the minor are:

  • EDU 3277 Urban Education
  • EDU 8654 Educational Policy Analysis

An additional 6 credits may be elected from:

  • EDU 2300 Research Seminar in Education
  • EDU 3265 Global Racism in Education
  • EDU 8669 Comparative Education
  • EDU 8656 School Law Independent Study Topics Course- which may include the following: School Reform Gender and Education Current Issues in Education The Presidency and Education Democracy and Education

For more information on either of these minors, please contact the Department of Education and Counseling.

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Current Educator Discount

Special Tuition Scholarships for Teachers and School Administrators:
40% for those employed by Catholic schools; 20% for those employed by non-Catholic schools

For tuition rates and fees please see the Bursar's website.

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