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  • Educational Studies

    The educational studies minor provides an understanding of the purpose and function of education and the social and psychological forces that affect young people. The minor is not intended as a path to teacher certification.

    About this Minor


    • Students must apply for the minor after earning 45 credits and before earning 100 credits.
    • A 2.0 minimum GPA is required and all courses must be taken at UF.
    • Students must obtain college approval on the application for minor before submitting the form to G-416 Norman Hall.

    Required Courses

    Choose from at Least Four of the Five Sections
    Courses Credits
    Section 1
    EDF 3110 Human Growth and Development 3
    EDF 3135 The Adolescent 3
    EDF 3210 Educational Psychology 3
    Section 2
    EDF 3514 History of Education 3
    EDF 3604 Social Foundations of Education 3
    EDF 3609 Sociological and Historical Foundations of Education 3
    Section 3
    EEX 3012 Introduction to Special Education 3
    EEX 3093 Exceptional People in School and Society 3
    Section 4
    SDS 3340 Career and Life Span Planning 3
    SDS 3481 Alcohol and Drug Abuse 2
    SDS 3482 Stress and Anxiety Management 3
    SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
    Section 5
    EDF 4430 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
    EME 4406 Integrating Technology into the Classroom 3
    TSL 4324 ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers 3
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minors: education