Minor in Secondary Education

Students who minor in secondary education are not eligible for Rhode Island teacher certification. To complete the minor, students take a minimum of six courses (18 credits).

Required courses:

  • Introduction to American Education
  • Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Area
  • Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities
  • Five additional credits in secondary education, approved by the program coordinator