Educational Psychology is now offering a transcriptable minor!
What is Educational Psychology?
Our department is dedicated to advancing knowledge of human behavior as it relates to education. Undergraduate students participate in the Department of Educational Psychology (EDP) in several ways: taking our courses as electives, minoring in Educational Psychology, and/or participating in EDP research.
How do I minor in Educational Psychology?
The minor in Educational Psychology requires completion of 15 undergraduate semester credit hours in Educational Psychology, 6 of which must be upper-division hours. Note: be sure to check with your adviser and the Undergraduate Catalog section on Minors for university and any other requirements. Your academic adviser can help you sign up for the EDP Minor.
How can I benefit from a minor in Educational Psychology?
Coursework in Educational Psychology can help you:
- Augment your major with a broadly-applicable minor
- Gain valuable learning skills
- Prepare for advanced coursework
- Expand or enhance your areas of expertise
*NEW! Introduction to Career Planning: Introduction to social science models of career development and perspectives of work as a culturally-mediated artifact of human society. Discussion of how social scientists use data about individual characteristics and jobs to help people optimize career choices. Group and individual project-based assessments will provide opportunities to apply learned concepts to students’ own career planning.
*NEW! Disability and Culture in Education: Examination of the culture of disability in the educational context. Topics may include language and terminology around disability; history of ableism (discrimination/prejudice), the role of accommodations and access in defining disability and inclusion, perceptions of disability over time, identity development for individuals with a disability, diversity and difference of language within disability groups.
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