Urban Education, Minor

The Urban Education Minor is open to undergraduates in all disciplines, and requires seven CUs. Students choose from among three concentrations depending on interest in pursuing teaching certification or deepening one's background in urban education policy: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Urban Education Policy, Research, and Practice. Students in all three concentrations take three core courses. The additional four requirements vary depending on the track.

Core Courses
URBS 202Urban Education1
or EDUC 202 Urban Education
Select 1 Child or Adolescent Development course1
URED Capstone 11
The remaining 4 course units are specific to one of the following Tracks:4
Urban Education Policy, Research, and Practice Track
Select 1 Urban Context course
Select 1 Teaching and Learning course
Select 1 ABCS course - related to Urban Education
Select 1 of the following options to complete course #7:
Option 1: Policy Elective course
Option 2 : EDUC 535 1
Option 3 : Select 1 Elective course 2
Elementary Education Track
Children's Literature
Science in Elementary and Middle Schools
Science in Elementary & Middle School
Reading/Language Arts in the Elementary School 1
Literacy in Elementary/Middle Schools
Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Elementary Schools 2
Literacy in Elementary/Middle Schools
Secondary Education Track
Select 1 Pedagogy & Curriculum (ABCS) course
Select 1 Content Area (ABCS) course
Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
Teaching English/Language and Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
Advanced Methods in Middle & Secondary Education 4
Total Course Units7
1

Taken as Senior Thesis course or an Independent Study

2

If you plan to sub-matric into the Master's Program in Elementary Educartion

3

If you plan to sub-matric into the Master's Program in Secondary Education, take any graduate course "not" listed in the Secondary Education core

4

Includes two half-days in the field

5

Includes three half-days in the field

6

Requires Fall field placement

7

Requires Spring field placement


The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2018 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.