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Atlanta Campus

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Urban Education, Minor

The minor in urban education provides undergraduate students with knowledge and experiences in urban education. Students select from course experiences offered from across departments in the College of Education & Human Development.

Urban Education, Minor

The minor in urban education provides undergraduate students with knowledge and experiences in urban education. Students select from course experiences offered from across departments in the College of Education & Human Development.

What does it cost?

Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

Where can I take classes?
Atlanta Campus

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Atlanta Campus

Application Deadlines
View Admissions Requirements

Call 404-413-8000 for deadline information about this program.

Careers

This minor offers knowledge and experiences in urban education for those looking to become teachers.

Program Details

Program of Study

The minor in urban education is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Education and Human Development. Courses are taught by faculty from the Departments of Early Childhood and Elementary Education; Educational Policy Studies; Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders; Learning Technologies; and Middle and Secondary Education. The minor in urban education provides undergraduate students with knowledge and experiences in urban education.

The minor must consist of 15-18 hours of coursework as outlined below with at least 9 hours in 3000-4000- level courses.

Coursework counting toward the minor cannot also count toward Area A-E of the undergraduate degree.

A grade of C or higher is required in all courses counting toward the minor.

A. Required: (6)

  • EDUC 3010 Introduction to Urban Education (3)
  • EDUC 4660 Field Based Research in Urban Education (3)

B. Select one: (3)

  • ECE 3010 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)
  • EDCI 3220 Understanding and Supporting Middle School Learners (3)
  • EDCI 3250 Introduction to Teaching in Secondary Schools (3)
  • EDCI 4810 Directed Readings in Teaching and Learning (3)
  • EDUC 4982 Undergraduate Research in Urban Education (3)
  • EPY 3010 Learning, Memory, and Cognition in the Real World (3)

The course selected in section B cannot also be used fulfill section C.

C. Select two to three: (6-9)

  • AAS 4200 Critical Pedagogy and African American Education (3)
  • AAS 4670 Education of Blacks in the South (3)
  • ECE 3010 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3)
  • ECE 3550 Children’s Literature in the 21st Century (3)
  • ECE 3560 Media and Children’s Learning (3)
  • ECE 4700 Issues in International Education (3)
  • EDCI 3220 Understanding and Supporting Middle School Learners (3)
  • EDCI 3250 Introduction to Teaching in Secondary Schools (3)
  • EDCI 4100 Service Learning in Action (3)
  • EDCI 4810 Directed Readings in Teaching and Learning (3)
  • EDLA 3200 Topics in Middle Grades Language Arts (3)
  • EDMT 3350 Topics in Middle Grades Mathematics (3)
  • EDRD 3490 Reading Methods for Middle Childhood Education (3)
  • EDRD 3500 Assessment/Instruction of Middle School Childhood Students with Reading Difficulties (3)
  • EDRD 3600 Family Literacy and Community Learning (3)
  • EDSC 3250 Topics in Middle Grades Science (4)
  • EDSS 3400 Topics in Middle Grades Social Science/History (3)
  • EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education (3)
  • EDUC 2120 Exploring Sociocultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts (3)
  • EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning and Teaching (3)
  • EDUC 3333 Field Experiences in International Education (3)
  • EDUC 4982 Undergraduate Research in Urban Education (3)
  • EPY 3010 Learning, Memory, and Cognition in the Real World (3)
  • EXC 4020 Characteristics and Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities (3)
  • LT 2210 Integrating Technology into the Elementary Classroom (3)
  • LT 3210 Teaching, Learning, and Technology Integration (3)
  • SOCI 4380 Educational Sociology (3)

Students who have questions regarding the Minor in Urban Education may contact the College of Education and Human Development Office of Academic Assistance at 404-413-8000.

Description

Additional information

campus

Atlanta Campus

non-degree

Minor

Contacts

Program Coordinator
kjones@gsu.edu

Early Childhood and Elementary Education
ecemail@gsu.edu
404-413-8020

Mailing Address & Office Location
Early Childhood and Elementary Education
College of Education & Human Development, Suite 550
30 Pryor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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