Advising Worksheet for the Education, Learning, and Society (ELS) Minor (31 credits) (Download PDF »)

The ELS Minor includes the following requirements: 5 credits in Learning and Development, 5 credits in Schooling and Society, 5 credits in Field Experience, 1 credit in the Colloquium on Education, Learning, and Society, and 15 credits in Electives. Up to 15 credits of the ELS minor may overlap with the student’s major(s) requirements. Up to 5 credits may overlap with the student’s other minor(s), if any. An additional 5 credits of Field Experience may count toward the Electives category, with advisor approval. The following list of courses has been approved by the ELS Minor Committee; other courses will be added as they are approved.

All courses are 5 credits unless otherwise noted.

Learning and Development (5)

  • * EDPSY 302 Child Development and Learning, I&S (Previously EDPSY 402)
  • EDPSY 380 Adult Learning and Development
  • EDPSY 404 Adolescent Development 
  • * EDPSY 406 Learning & Teaching in our Changing World, I&S (Previously EDPSY 304)
  • * NURS 201 Growth & Development through the Life Span, I&S
  • * PSYCH 206 Human Development, I&S (prereq: PSYCH 101)
  • * PSYCH 306 Developmental Psychology, I&S (Psych majors only)

Schooling and Society (5)

  • * AES 340 Race, Ethnicity, and Education, I&S
  • EDUC 305 The Purpose of Public Schools in a Democracy, I&S
  • EDUC 310 Current Issues in Education, I&S
  • * SOC 292 Who Gets Ahead? Public Schooling in America, I&S

Field Experience (5)

  • EDUC 260, 360, 361, 369 Dream Project
  • EDUC 401 Pipeline Project
  • GEN ST 346 Jumpstart
  • Others, e.g. CHID 497, EDC&I 499, EDPSY 499, EDSPE 499, ENG 474, GEN ST 350, GEN ST 391, GEN ST 470, GEN ST 499, SOC 270, SOC 402 (Previously SOC 494), C ENV 490

Colloquium on Learning, Education, and Society (1)

  • EDUC 299 (1)

Electives (15)

  • *AIS 431 History of American Indian Education, I&S
  • ANTH 207 Class and Culture in America, I&S
  • ANTH 464 Language Politics and Cultural Identity (3) I&S/VLPA
  • ANTH 467 Anthropology of Education, I&S
  • BIO 491 Special Topics in Biological Science for Teachers (1-9) NW
  • BIO 492 The Teaching of Biology (2) Req for students in Teacher Cert. Program
  • BIO 484 Human Life Cycle, NW
  • CEP 200 Intro to Community and Environmental Planning, I&S
  • CEP 303 Social Structures and Processes, I&S
  • CEP 446 Internship (CEP majors only)
  • CEP 460 Planning in Context, I&S
  • CHID 443 Disability Law, Policy, and the Community, I&S
  • DANCE 494 Dance Teaching Methodologies (3-5), VLPA
  • ECFS 200 Introduction to Early Childhood and Family Studies (3), I&S
  • ECFS 301 Early Childhood Curriculum, I&S
  • ECFS 401 Understanding Early Childhood and Family Studies Research, I&S/QSR
  • EDC&I 351 Teaching as a Profession, I&S and DIV
  • * EDC&I 424 Multiethnic Curriculum and Instruction (3)
  • * EDC&I 425 Instructional Strategies for Minority Students (3)
  • * EDC&I 453 Teaching the Bilingual--‐Bicultural Student (3)
  • EDC&I 460 Early Literacy Instruction (3)
  • * EDC&I 464 Educating Native-American Youth (3)
  • * EDC&I 469 Teaching African American Students and Culture (3)
  • * EDC&I 474 Multi--‐Ethnic Studies: Methods, Content, and Materials (3)
  • EDLPS 458 Education in the Forming of American Society, I&S
  • EDLPS 459 History of American Schooling and Social Diversity (3), I&S
  • EDLPS 479 Critical Issues in Education (3)
  • EDPSY 380 Adult Learning & Development (5)
  • EDPSY 404 Adolescent Development (5)
  • EDPSY 405 Adolescents and Media: Challenges in the 21st Century Classroom (3), I&S
  • EDPSY 405 Learning and Teaching in our Changing World: Insights from Experience and Research, I&S
  • EDPSY 420 Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders (4), I&S
  • EDPSY 471 Educational Neuropsychology, NW
  • EDPSY 472 Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math with Brain in Mind, I&S
  • EDPSY 490 Basic Educational Statistics (3), NW and QSR
  • EDPSY 491 Intermediate Educational Statistics (3), QSR
  • EDPSY 495 Introduction to Educational Measurement (3), QSR
  • EDSPE 404 Exceptional Children (3), I&S and DIV
  • EDSPE 414 Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education (3), I&S
  • EDPSE 419 Family and Community Influences on the Young Child, I&S and DIV
  • EDSPE 422 Disability, Education, and the Arts (3), VLPA
  • EDSPE 435 Introduction to Autism, I&S and DIV
  • EDSPE 427 Introduction to Applied Behavioral Analysis (5), I&S and NW
  • * EDUC 170 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, NW
  • EDUC 221 Education and the Playfield (3), I&S
  • EDUC 251 Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, I&S and DIV
  • ENGL 470 Theory and Practice of Teaching Literature, VLPA
  • ENGL 471 The Theory and Practice of Teaching Writing, VLPA
  • ENGL 477 Children's Literature, VLPA
  • ESS 492 Undergraduate Teaching Experience and Outreach (1-2), NW
  • MATH 411/412 Introduction to Modern Algebra for Teachers (3), NW
  • MATH 444/445 Geometry for Teachers (3), NW
  • PHIL 363 Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind, I&S
  • PHYS 405/406 Physical Science by Inquiry II, NW
  • PHYS 407/408/409 Physics by Inquiry II, NW
  • SOC 222 Sociology of Sport, I&S
  • SOC 472 Juvenile Delinquency, I&S
  • SOC WF 200 Introduction to Social Welfare Practice, I&S
  • SPHSC 425 Speech, Language, Hearing, and the Brain (4), NW

     

    Additional Courses May be Approved by an ELS Advisor.

    At least 10 credits in the ELS minor must be upper division.

    The following courses are no longer offered, but do count as electives:

    BIO 104, CHID 210, CHEM 197, 297, 397, 498, EDC&I 440, GWSS 417, MATH 421/422, SOC 490 and 492, SOC WF 101, WOMEN 415

    * Also meets Master in Teaching prerequisite

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