Curriculum and Instruction Minor
This minor is for those desiring theoretical and practical expertise in contemporary approaches to curriculum development and instructional design.
Lower Division Requirements
Six credits in lower division EDUC course work including at least one course from:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Th 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Upper Division Requirements
Explorations of curriculum theory and processes of development with applications at different levels and in several subject areas. Prerequisite: 60 units.
Th 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Mo 8:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Tu 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
and 11 upper division EDUC units and/or EDPR units to total 15 units.