Urban Education: Policy, Research & Practice, 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 concentration.

Minor Requirements
Core Courses3
Urban Education
Urban Education
Child or Adolescent Development
URED Capstone 1
Urban Education Policy, Research Electives4
Urban Context Course
Teaching & Learning Course
ABCS Course, related to Urban Ed 2
Total Course Units7

Taken as a Senior Thesis course or an Independent Study


Options for completion of Course #7

  • Option I: Policy Elective, (Undergraduate only)
  • Option II:  EDUC 535 Literature for Children and Adolescents ,(If you plan to submatric into the Master's Program in Elementary Education, take)
  • Option III: Elective, (If you plan to submatric into the Master's Program in Secondary Education, take any graduate course *not* listed in the Secondary Education core)

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2017 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.