The Department of Education & Child Development offers a minor in Education.
The content on this page is for informational purposes only. Official degree requirements can be found in the Whittier College Catalog.
A master’s degree is also offered in teaching. Visit the Graduate Program in Education page for more information.
For the Minor in Elementary Education
A minor in elementary education requires 20-21 credits, including CHDV 105, CHDV 315 or 330, EDUC 401, 402, 404, 406, and one additional course from an approved list.
For the Minor in Secondary Education
A minor in secondary education requires 20-21 credits, including CHDV 105 or PSYC 344, EDUC 300, EDUC 401, 403, 404, 406, and one additional course from an approved list.
- CHDV 105 Introduction to Child Development or PSYC 344 Psychology of Adolescence
- EDUC 300 Sociological & Historical Perspectives on Education
- EDUC 401 Teaching Diverse Learners
- EDUC 403 Content Area Literacy
- EDUC 404 Second Language Acquisition and Methodology
- EDUC 406 Learning and Learners
Approved Additional Courses (select 1)
- EDUC 250 Urban Education
- EDUC 255 Perspectives on Science Education
- EDUC 301 Heritage, Identity, and Empowerment
- EDUC 408 Single Subject Curriculum & Pedagogy I
- EDUC 409 Single Subject Curriculum & Pedagogy II
- EDUC 429 Introduction to Exceptional Learners or
- A course approved by the Education and Child Development Department