The Minor in Education provides students with an opportunity to explore the field of education in preparation for becoming a future teacher. Students from all majors, who are interested in the possibilities of becoming a teacher will benefit from completing this minor.
Minor in Education (15 credits) includes the following courses
Managing School Environments
Contemporary Peoples of Hawaii
In addition, EDUC 630 History and the Profession of Education (3) should be taken during the student’s senior year.
Upon completion of the Education minor, students will be able to:
Apply knowledge of learner development, learner differences, diverse students and the learning environment to optimize learning for Elementary students.
Adapt learning activities for individual differences and the needs of diverse learners while maintaining safe, positive, caring, and inclusive learning environments.
Analyze the history, values, commitments, and ethics of the teaching profession within the school community.