Education Studies

minor

The Education Studies minor provides an understanding of the purpose and function of education and the social and psychological forces that affect young people. The minor does not lead to teacher certification.

About this Program

School Information

With more than three-dozen faculty and students from all over the world, the School of Teaching & Learning offers on-campus and online programs in a diverse range of subjects in education.
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CONTACT

352.273.4214

P.O. Box 117048
2821 NORMAN HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7048
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 Curriculum

Requirements

  • Students must apply for the minor after earning 45 credits and before earning 100 credits.
  • A 2.0 minimum GPA is required and a minimum of 12 credits must be taken at UF. 
  • Students must obtain college approval on the application for minor before submitting the form to studenthelp@coe.ufl.edu.

Required Courses

Select from all sections:15
Section 1: Experiential Learning – choose 1 course
Introduction to Education
Teaching Diverse Populations
Human Growth and Development
Exceptional People in School and Society
MAE 2364
Explorations in Teaching Math and Science
Section 2: Personal Learning & Reflection – choose 1 course
MHS 4930
Mindful Living and Other Variable Topics
Career and Life Span Planning
Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2 credits)
Stress and Anxiety Management
Interpersonal Communication Skills
Section 3: Education Foundations, Issues, and Topics
Special Topics (Preview Training and other variable topics)
Human Growth and Development
The Young Adolescent
The Adolescent
Educational Psychology
Educational Research Design
History of Education in the United States
Social Foundations of Education
Measurement and Evaluation in Education
Global Issues in K-12 Education
Education Undergraduate Research
Integrating Technology into the Secondary Curriculum
Introduction to Special Education
Exceptional People in School and Society
Individual Study (Teaching Assistant for EEX 3093 Exceptional People)
Career and Life Span Planning
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Stress and Anxiety Management
Interpersonal Communication Skills
ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers
Total Credits15