Urban Education: Secondary Education, Minor

The minor is open to undergraduates in all disciplines. 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 Courses
URBS/EDUC 202Urban Education1
Child or Adolescent Development course1
URED Capstone (taken as a Senior Thesis course or an Independent Study)1
Secondary Education Courses
Pedagogy & Curriculum (ABCS course)1
Content Area (ABCS course)1
EDUC 627Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools (requires Fall field placement)1
or EDUC 629 Teaching English/Language and Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
EDUC 657Advanced Methods in Middle & Secondary Education (requires Spring field placement)1
Total Course Units7

Teaching Certification- 9th Semester EDUC 515 Field Seminar (Elementary & Secondary Education) or EDUC 555 Advanced Field Seminar (Elementary & Secondary Education)


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.