Dec 03, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Education Studies Minor

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The Education Studies Minor is a 15-credit undergraduate course of study that explores cognition and learning theory, teaching methods, development across the life span, and working with culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

The Education Studies Minor is useful across many disciplines and career paths. It is customized for two major audiences - those who plan to move into the teacher education program at CU Denver and students going into fields outside of K-12 teaching. Students outside of the K-12 teaching pathway will be able to create an emphasis that best suits their professional goals and needs as the minor is designed to enhance many disciplinary or career paths where there may be an educational component. 

Students who are becoming teachers and have Elementary, Early Childhood, or Special Education as a declared major are not eligible for the Education Minor

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program with a variety of delivery options for many of our courses including hybrid, evening, and online courses.

Declaring This Minor

  • If you are currently a CU Denver student, please contact Undergraduate Advising in the School of Education & Human Development at 303-315-6300 for an appointment to discuss the process.

General Requirements

The Education Minor is combined with an existing major and degree. To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

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