(18 credits)

  • A minimum grade of C- is required for a course to count toward the minor.
  • Only three (3) credits of Independent Study may be applied to the minor unless otherwise approved by the advisor or department chair.
Required Courses (9 Credits)
EDS340Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS380Learning Beyond Classrooms3
Select one of the following:3
Child Psychology and Development
Developing Adolescence (Required Courses)
Educational Studies Electives (6 Credits)
Select two of the following:6
Psychology of the Black Child
Human Development
Introduction to Literacy for Diverse Learners
Mutual Aid and Sustainable Communities (by advisement)
Education Across Borders
Multiple Voices: Diversity in US Education
Introduction to Disability Studies
Electives Outside of Education (3-4 Credits)
Select one of the following: 13-4
Language and Culture
Intro To Black Studies
Black History I
Rap and Spoken Word
Introduction to African Psychology: A Cultural Approach
The American Civil Rights Movement
Contemporary Social Issues in the Black Community
The Black Family
Psychology of the Black Child
Education in the Black Community
Counseling Underrepresented Students
Indians of the United States
Asian Americans
Ancient Greek Philosophy
Indian Philosophy
Chinese Philosophy
Religions of the World
Social Inequality in the United States
Juvenile Delinquency
Immigration & Identity
Education and Society
Introduction to Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Women and Popular Culture
Total Credits18-19

This is not an exhaustive list of acceptable electives. Courses that center subaltern voices or explore whiteness/white supremacy and those that focus on exploring the lives and history of historically underrepresented communities are potentially appropriate, with advisor permission.