Education Studies

Mold the minds of the future

This flexible, personalize-able minor is a great choice for those interested in pursuing a teaching license after graduation or entering an education-allied or youth-focused profession such as school counseling/psychology, speech pathology, library science, education policy, public health, sports coaching, museum education, corporate education, youth ministry and so on.

Featured Courses

Here is a sampling of a few courses that might pique your interest.

EDUC 3060 Psychology of Language
Examine the psychological and linguistic aspects of phonology, syntax and semantics; the biological bases of language; reading; bilingualism; language requisition; and disorders.
EDUC 3342 Teaching Toward Equity for Math Ed
Students will acquire the foundational skills for designing and implementing highly engaging, developmentally appropriate math lessons that impact K-12 learning and development.

Degree Options

Discover your degrees, minors, concentrations and certification options available for this field of study.

Minor in Education Studies
An education studies minor is for both aspiring teachers and those interested in education policy, teaching methods and education system inequalities.
Self-Designed Major
Design a major to best fit your personality, career goals and specific educational needs. The self-designed major is a customized major that you design, working closely with appropriate faculty. Create your own education major.

Pathways

Our curriculum emphasizes problem solving and critical thinking skills essential to any career (and therefore any Pathway), as well as scientific writing and experimentation skills that may be especially critical to students interested in any of our six Pathways tracks.

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