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Along with your major field of study, do you have a passion for sharing your knowledge and shaping young minds? Do you have a talent for imparting knowledge to others?


AUC’s minor in education studies is a great first step in exploring the field of education, understanding the issues related to education today, and developing the lifelong skills to deliver knowledge to others.

Administered by the Department of International and Comparative Education in the Graduate School of Education, this minor offers undergraduate students at AUC an opportunity to study educational issues, educational reform, and the theories underpinning and practices employed in teaching and learning. It is an initial base from which students may pursue postgraduate interests in education, and provides humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences majors with an introduction to the professional opportunities available in education.


The Minor in Education Studies requires 15 credit hours total from the following courses:

Five Elective Courses (9 credits)

EDUC 2011 Education and Society (3 cr.)

EDUC 2021 Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)

EDUC 3011 Educating Children and Youth for a Sustainable Future (3 cr.)

EDUC 3021 Educational Assessment and Instructional Design (3 cr.)

EDUC 3031 Education, Civil Society and International Development (3 cr.)

EDUC 4031 Gender and Education (3 cr.)

EDUC 1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)

EDUC 2099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)

EDUC 4098 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)


For more information, visit AUC catalog.