Interdisciplinary Programs & Minors

Education Minor

UNDERGRADUATE MINOR IN EDUCATION
For information contact John Brown. Ph.D. 
541 O’Leary Library
978-934-4656 
John_Brown@uml.edu

  • The minor in Education consists of 18 credits exclusive of any coursework taken to satisfy the Gen. Ed. requirements.
  • All course pre-requisites must be satisfied.
  • Freshmen are not eligible to begin the minor.
  • Students who begin the minor in their sophomore year will take two courses each year in the minor.
  • Students who begin the minor in their junior year will take 4 courses in their junior year and two in their senior year.
  • No student can enroll in the field experience course before officially declaring their intention to complete the minor.
  • Those students who wish to become teachers should apply to the M.Ed. program during their senior year.

Fast Track To Teaching -- M.Ed. with Teacher Licensure

Those candidates who seek to enter the fast track to teaching M.Ed. must complete their application during the fall of the senior year. A student who has maintained a 3.5 GPA in four undergraduate minor courses and has favorable faculty evaluations that speak to knowledge and skills and dispositions for teaching will not be required to take the GRE or MTEL for admission The MTEL is required for licensure and must be completed before entry to the practicum. Students accepted to the Fast Track Program may take one or two required graduate courses in Education during the spring semester of their senior year.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

Course Prerequisites


Sophomore/Junior


01.371 Educational Psychology 47.101 General Psychology or 48.101 Introduction to Sociology
Sophomore/Junior


01.384 Education and Cultural Diversity


47.101 General Psychology or 48.101 Introduction to Sociology
Sophomore/Junior

01.391 Understanding Education
College Writing I
College Writing II

Sophomore/Junior/Senior
02.401 Exploring Teaching

01.384 and 01.371
CORI check required


Junior/Senior

Elective
(Seniors accepted into the Fast Track
Program may take a specified Graduate
Education course with permission of
coordinator)
None
Senior 02.xxx Field Experience and Seminar
or
Specified Graduate Education Course if
accepted into the Fast Track Program with
permission of coordinator
  • Cannot be taken until minor is declared.
  • Four required "minor" courses
  • CORI check required