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Curriculum and Instruction Minor

This minor is for those desiring theoretical and practical expertise in contemporary approaches to curriculum development and instructional design.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Six credits in lower division EDUC course work including at least one course from:

EDUC 220 - Introduction to Educational Psychology (3)

A survey of educational research and theories concerning motivation, learning, development, and individual differences in classroom settings. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
C300 Distance Education
EDUC 230 - Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3)

Provides prospective teachers and others interested in education an opportunity to examine a variety of educational problems from a philosophical perspective. The central concern of the course is to elucidate the nature of education as a phenomenon distinct from such activities as training, schooling, and socialization. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
C300 Distance Education
EDUC 240 - Social Issues in Education (3)

Social functions of the school; education and socialization; social, political, economic and cultural influences on the institutions and practices of education. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts.

EDUC 250 - Studies in the History of Education in the Western World (3)

A study of major trends in educational practice from antiquity to the present. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Humanities/Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Fatemah Jalali-Tehrani
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
EDB 7600, Burnaby

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete

EDUC 471 - Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice (4)

Explorations of curriculum theory and processes of development with applications at different levels and in several subject areas. Prerequisite: 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
C300 Distance Education
D100 Mehran Norafkan
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 3200, Surrey
D200 Daniel Knoll
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
EDB 7509, Burnaby
D300 Magali Forte
Mo 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 7509, Burnaby
D400 Joy Cochrane
TBD
E100 Daniel Knoll
Tu 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
EDB 7600, Burnaby

and 11 upper division EDUC units and/or EDPR units to total 15 units.