Minor in Secondary Education

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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), including the required course listing below plus an additional 5 credits of Secondary Education or related area electives. 

Required courses:

  • SCD212: Teaching Reading in the Content Area
  • SCD220: Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning
  • SED211: Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities
  • Five additional credits in secondary education or a related area, approved by the program coordinator