Minor in Education

The educational studies program focuses on both the art and science of teaching across a broad range of contexts.  The influence of philosophy, sociology and psychology are examined to understand their impact on education in today's world.

While a student in the Department of Teacher Education, you develop subject matter knowledge and pedagogical skills through coursework based on current research and effective practice. You may pursue traditional education courses and activities, including supervised practica, independent studies, and reading courses, or explore issues in the field of educational philosophy, theory, and methodology through a variety of professional activities.

Other options may include experiences in varied educational settings at Webster University's international campuses, conferences, study tours, Professional Development Schools, Student Literacy Corps, and other service learning opportunities and field experiences in inclusive schools, all of which prepare students for teaching in an increasingly diverse society.

The following apply to all minors:

  • A minor must be comprised of 18 credit hours taken at Webster University.
  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in any course they wish to apply toward a minor.

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