Educational Studies Minor
Learning Goals and Objectives
Goal 1: Acquire knowledge of significant texts in the British, Irish, American, and Anglophone literary traditions.
Objective 1.1: Students will demonstrate a familiarity with British, Irish, American, and Anglophone key texts and an understanding of the historical continuities among literary conventions and imaginative traditions.
Goal 2: Develop rhetorical skills.
Objective 2.1: Students will recognize and use various rhetorical modes, including (but not limited to) narrative, exposition, analysis, and argument.
Goal 3: Develop creative abilities.
Objective 3.1: Students will exercise their imaginations in crafting their own creative works and performances, particularly through creative writing workshops and theatre courses.
Goal 4: Acquire knowledge of significant schools of literary theory.
Objective 4.1: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the historical development of literary theory and draw upon these models for their own literary analyses.
Objective 4.2: Students will formulate their own theories about what literature is and does.
Goal 5: Acquire knowledge of research fundamentals in English.
Objective 5.1: Students will locate, assess, and incorporate secondary sources (including electronic ones) into their own arguments.
Goal 6: Develop revision strategies and editing skills.
Objective 6.1: Students will demonstrate an understanding of revision.
Objective 6.2: Students will practice editing skills through examining their own writing and the writing of their peers.
A minor in Educational Studies is available for undergraduates who are interested in building a foundation in education without pursuing PDE certification.
|EDU 150/160||Schools in Society-Fr Seminar||3|
|EDU 246||Literacy, Language and Culture||3|
|SPE 160||Intro to Special Education||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|Develop, Cognition, & Learning|
|Select two of the following:|
|Foundations of Early Childhood|
|Assessment and Evaluation|
|Reading Literature I|
|Social Motor Development|
|Literacy in the Content Areas|
|Teaching in Inclusive Environ|
For More Information contact:
Dr. Frank M. Bernt,, Chair
Teacher Education Department
Note: A minor in Educational Studies is not sufficient to satisfy coursework for PDE Level 1 certification.