Why Minor in Education at Eastern?

Eastern University's English as a Second Language Program Specialist certification prepares highly skilled educational practitioners who can serve in a variety of PK-12 grade school settings. Students are trained to communicate effectively, think critically, embrace cultural and linguistic diversity, utilize technology appropriately, practice inclusive interventions, learn independently and collaboratively, and serve competently in both fields. This program is designed for students who are interested in obtaining the certification in English as a Second Language Program Specialist (PK-12) and who are working toward or have obtained an Instructional I certification.

The minor in Education consists of eighteen credits in Education (5 required courses and one elective).


The Minor in Education includes the following:

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 200 Foundations in Education 3
EDUC 201 Introduction to Special Education 3
EDUC 211 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 234 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3
EDUC 204W Inclusion Education 3
  Elective (Choose one Course): 3
EDUC 202 Assessment and Evaluation  
EDUC 328 Early Childhood Education (Focus on Early Childhood Education)  
EDUC 380 Communication Arts (Focus on Early Childhood and Middle Level Education)  
EDUC 282 Classroom Management (Focus on Early Childhood, Middle Level and Secondary Education)  
  Total Credit Hours: 18

Full descriptions of undergraduate course offerings are available in Eastern's undergraduate course catalog.