May 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Education Certificate

The 16-18 credit certificate in urban education prepares education majors for teaching in urban school districts, where the need for high-quality teachers is great. Course work and field experiences emphasize the historical, economic, political, and socioeconomic contexts of urban schools and seek to develop within future teachers the skills, knowledge base, and dispositions for working with students whose backgrounds and life experiences may differ from their own.

Total Certificate Requirements:16-18

(1) Field experience portion of this course must be completed in an urban setting.

(2) Student teaching must be completed in an urban setting. The number of student teaching credits and the course numbers vary in accordance to the requirements of the major.

(3) This course may replace EDUC 242  in some education programs. Others may substitute this for the field experience portion of EDUC 242 .