Minors in Education
Minor in Education
The RMU Education Minor is designed for any undergraduate student interested in the teaching and learning process, in corporate training, or in the field of social services.
The education minor coursework helps students learn about the field of education as well as increase their understanding of dealing with diverse populations and the complexities of today's society. In addition, students enhance their professional skills and gain a broader knowledge of the field of education.
The 18-credit education minor will not result in teacher certification, but the courses will apply toward a teacher certification degree or program should the student decide to complete such a degree or post-baccalaureate teacher certification program in the future.
To see the Checksheet for the Education Minor Course Requirements, click here.
A minor in special education gives students an overview into disability.
The World Health Organization defines disability as a “complex phenomenon, reflecting the interaction between features and the person’s body and features of the society in which he or she lives. Overcoming the difficulties faced by people with disabilities requires interventions to remove environmental and social barriers.” This minor enables students to be able to observe and discuss these complexities by learning about and working with children with disabilities in the community, and is a good fit for criminal justice, psychology, and sociology majors, as well as for early childhood in secondary education majors who are not pursuing the special education certification.By completing a special education minor, students demonstrate an understanding of:
To see the Checksheet for the Special Education Minor Course Requirements, click here.