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The Minor in Education at OCU equips you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills to excel in various educational settings, even beyond traditional classrooms.

Why Choose This Minor?

  • Expand your horizons: Gain valuable insights into educational theory, child development, learning processes, and instructional strategies.
  • Boost your resume: Stand out from the crowd with a versatile skillset applicable to diverse careers in education, training, and leadership.
  • Deepen your impact: Enhance your ability to guide and motivate others in any field, from corporate training to community outreach.
  • Explore teaching pathways: Lay the groundwork for future teacher certification, gaining a head start on understanding pedagogy and classroom management.

Who Should Consider This Minor?

This minor is ideal for students seeking to:

  • Complement their major with valuable educational expertise.
  • Prepare for careers in fields like training, coaching, non-profit leadership, or informal education.
  • Explore the possibility of teaching as a future career path.
  • Enhance their interpersonal and communication skills for any professional setting.
  • EDUC 2001 Introduction to Teaching (1 hour)
  • EDUC 3103 Human Development (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3113 Psychology & Assessment of Learning (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3213 Students with Exceptionalities (3 hours)
  • Approved electives in Education (9 hours)
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