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2006-07 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Education

Education - General

College of Education

The minor in education provides students with an understanding of the purpose and function of education and the social and psychological forces that affect young people.

Students must obtain the approval of their college on the Application for Optional Minor. The approved form is submitted to Room G-416 Normal Hall for admission to the minor. Students must apply to this minor after earning 60 hours and before earning 100 hours.


A student is expected to complete a minimum of 15 hours from the courses listed below with grades of C or better. Courses must be selected from at least 4 of 5 sections below.

Section 1
EDF 3110 Human Growth and Development3
EDF 3135 The Adolescent3
EDF 3210 Educational Psychology3
Section 2
EDF 3514 History of Education3
EDF 3604 Social Foundations of Education3
EDF 3609 Sociological and Historical Foundations of Education3
Section 3
EEX 3012 Introduction to Special Education3
EEX 3312 Exceptional People in School and Society3
Section 4
SDS 3340 Career and Life Span Planning3
SDS 3481 Alcohol and Drug Abuse2
SDS 3482 Stress and Anxiety Management3
SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Skills3
Section 5
EDF 4430 Measurement and Evaluation in Education3
EME 4200 Production and Utilization of Educational Media4
EME 4406 Integrating Technology into the Classroom3
EDG 4203 Elementary and Secondary School Curriculum3
TSL 4320 ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers3

Credit must be earned at UF and credit will not be awarded toward the minor if a student serves as a teaching assistant for the class.