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Education (Minor)

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  • Do you want to teach at the high school level?
  • Do you want to teach in special education?  
  • Do you want to be a literacy coachparaprofessional, or school counselor?

Our minor in education positions students (who major in another academic field) for further study at the graduate level in a number of fields related to education.  Our graduates are prepared to apply for a Master of Arts in Teaching program in secondary education, special education, or another field. Our graduates are also well prepared to enter other graduate programs in education, such as a Master of Arts in School Counseling or a Master of Education in Educating for Change.

As with all of our education programs, our courses provide a core of knowledge, skills and field-based experiences and include performance assessments designed to demonstrate a teacher’s ability to impact student learning.

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Featured Courses

EDCC 220 Foundations of Education EDTE 301 Classroom Management EDTE 321 Reading Materials EDCC 330 Education of Exceptional Children and Youth EDCC 340 Teaching and Learning

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Career Paths

Career possibilities after completion of a graduate degree include:

  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Paraprofessional Educator

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The program is state approved and nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.). Course syllabi and classroom activities reflect the standards of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (I.N.T.A.S.C.).

CAS offers the undergraduate minor in education in partnership with the School of Education.

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