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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 Instructor Day/Time Location
OL01 Daniel Chang
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 Instructor Day/Time Location
OL01 Megan Tucker
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.

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
D100 Angela Connelly
D200 Gillian judson
We 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
SRYC 3270, Surrey
OL01 Alexandra Gillis
OL02 Alexandra Gillis
OL03 Alexandra Gillis

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