Education Minor

Program Requirements

The Education Minor is comprised of a minimum of 15 credit hours with a grade of 'C' or higher in each course. The Education Minor is designed to satisfy certification requirements to teach in public schools in the State of Florida at the middle and secondary school level for Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Foreign Language Music, and Dance. The Education Minor Program of Study (POS) is comprised of the following five (5) classes:

  • EDU 102: Human Development & Learning (3)
  • EDU 457: Mainstreaming and Classroom Management (3)
  • EDU 401: Measurement, Evaluation, & Assessment in Education (3)
  • EDU 486: Reading & Learning Skills in Content Areas for Middle & High School Teachers (3)
  • EDU 432: Effective Instructional Strategies* (3)

Method Courses

Students in the following majors must take a methods course instead of EDU 432. For students looking to teach in grades K-12, the Florida Department of Education requires a K-12 experience.

Foreign Language Majors

EDU 485: Methods of Teaching Foreign Language: K-12 (Independent Study through Foreign Lang. Dept.) (4)

Music Majors

MUS 361: Methods of Teaching Music in the Elementary School (3) OR MUS 363: Methods of Teaching Music in the Secondary School (3)

Dance Majors

DANC 335SI: Methods & Strategies Of Teaching Dance (3)