The Educational Studies Minor provides students who are interested in education, experience and knowledge of the philosophical, psychological and practical facets of this field of study. The minor is a total of 18 credits, nine of which must be chosen from the following list. The Educational Studies Minor courses meet many of the Core Curriculum requirements, including the Thematic Cluster. Important: The Minor in Educational Studies does NOT lead to teacher certification.
* These courses include a field experience component. Students are required to be fingerprinted prior to starting a course that includes a field experience placement. For more information on the fingerprinting process see: https://usm.maine.edu/educator-preparation