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Minor in Education

Objectives: This minor in education is designed to help undergraduate students

  • Gain knowledge of educational history, theories, laws and policies.
  • Become familiar with aspects of student development that may impact learning.
  • Think critically about social justice issues in education.
  • Learn differentiated instructional techniques and classroom management strategies for working with diverse learners.

Appropriate for undergraduate students who are interested in:

  • Volunteering in public schools
  • Teaching in private or nontraditional programs
  • Working in other educational settings
    • Children's museums
    • Youth service programs
    • Training and professional development
    • Coaching

Competencies, Knowledge or Skills to be Achieved:

  • Receive a strong foundational background in the field of education
  • Have the opportunity to complete field experiences in local schools
  • Coursework may also assist students in meeting prerequisites for graduate study in education

Structure of Minor:
1.    Required courses (6 credit hours)
        EDUC 101: Education in Modern Society
        EDUC 202: Educational Psychology
2.    Required course in student development (3 credit hours)
        One of the following courses:
        EDUC 206: Adolescent Development
        EDUC 307: Child Development
3.    Required course in social justice (3 credit hours)
        One of the following courses:
        EDUC 312: Teaching Students with Special Needs
        EDUC 409: Special Topics in Education: Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
4.    Required course in pedagogy (3 credit hours)
        One of the following courses:
        EDUC 301: Foundations in Literacy
        EDUC 330: Developing Leadership Skills through Peer Counseling
        EDUC 401:  Methods and Materials of Middle and High School Teaching
        EDUC 409: Special Topics in Education: Classroom Assessment
Total Credit Hours Required -- 15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel

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