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  • Educational Studies Minor

    Hours: 15 credits minimum, completed with minimum grades of C

    The minor in educational studies provides an understanding of the purpose and function of education and the social and psychological forces that affect young people. It is not intended as a path to teacher certification.


    • Students must apply for the minor after earning 45 hours and before earning 100 hours.
    • A 2.0 minimum GPA is required and all courses must be taken at UF.
    • Students must obtain college approval on the application for minor before submitting the form to G-416 Normal Hall.

    Required Courses: Select from at least four of the five sections

    Section 1
    EDF 3110 Human Growth and Development 3
    EDF 3135 The Adolescent 3
    EDF 3210 Educational Psychology 3
    Section 2
    EDF 3514 History of Education 3
    EDF 3604 Social Foundations of Education 3
    EDF 3609 Sociological and Historical Foundations of Education 3
    Section 3
    EEX 3012 Introduction to Special Education 3
    EEX 3093 Exceptional People in School and Society 3
    Section 4
    SDS 3340 Career and Life Span Planning 3
    SDS 3481 Alcohol and Drug Abuse 2
    SDS 3482 Stress and Anxiety Management 3
    SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
    Section 5
    EDF 4430 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
    EME 4406 Integrating Technology into the Classroom 3
    TSL 4324 ESOL Strategies for Content Area Teachers 3
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minors: education