Education Minor

A minor in education consists of 18 hours of course work. A total of 15 hours must be taken at or above the 2000 level including at least 2 courses at or above the 3000 level from the following curricular designations: ART ED, ECH ED, ED PSY, ED TECH, EDUC, ELE ED, MUS ED, PHYS ED, SEC ED, SPEC ED, and TCH ED. In addition, a 3 hour capstone course must be selected from the following:

ECH ED 4989Practicum I: Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education Site Based Experience3
EDUC 4989Internship I3
ELE ED 4989Practicum I: Elementary/Special Education Site-Based Experience3
ELE ED 4992Practicum I: Elementary/Special Education/TESOL Site Based Experience3
ELE ED 4994Practicum I: Elementary/TESOL Site Based Experience3
MID ED 4989Practicum I: Middle Level Education Site Based Experience3
SEC ED 4989Practicum I: Site-Based Experience3

All courses in the minor must be passed with a grade of C- or better. Candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better in the minor. Courses taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis may not be applied to the minor. At least 9 hours must be taken while in residence at UMSL.