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Educational Studies, Minor


The Educational Studies minor prepares students for graduate school in education and school counseling, as well as for work with children and families in government, private industry, adult education, and social services agencies. The Educational Studies minor is not a teacher preparation program, and it does not lead to teacher certification. Students with majors in other colleges at Roosevelt may choose the Educational Studies minor and obtain advising assistance from professional advisors in the College of Education.


At least three of the courses, or 9 semester hours, must be taken at Roosevelt University. All courses must be passed with grades of C or higher, and a minimum 2.0 overall GPA


There are no prerequisites for the Educational Studies minor or the courses that apply to it. However, a passing score on the Illinois Basic Skills Test or Test of Academic Proficiency is required for enrollment in all other undergraduate education courses.


Six courses in education (18 credit hours) make up the minor. Three courses are required (see below).

  EDUC 200 American Education .....3
  EDUC 21- Child Development .....3
  SPED 319 Survey of Exceptional Children .....3
  EDUC 291 Issues in Metropolitan Education .....3
  EDUC 303 Health for Educators .....3
  EDUC 311 Adolescent Development .....3
  EDUC 321 Creative Arts in Education .....3
  EDUC 352 Topics in Education .....3
  EDUC 385 Technology in Education .....3
  READ 339 Young Adult Literature .....3