School of Education Minors

The School of Education offers minors in Education; Physical Education, Health Education & Coaching; and Deaf Studies.

Minor in Education

(24 credits)

Core Courses (16 credits)

  • SED ED 100/101 Introduction to Education (6 cr)
  • SED ED 410 Social Context of Education (2 cr)
  • SED ED 412 Civic Context of Education (2 cr)
  • SED SE 250 Disability, Education, and Public Policy (4 cr)
  • SED ED 2xx Topical Seminars (2 cr)

Electives (8 credits chosen from the list below)

  • SED CE 500 Introduction to Counseling (4 cr)
  • SED CT 522 Character and Ethics Education (4 cr)
  • SED DS 502 Adolescent Growth and Development (2 cr)
  • SED EC 305 Child Development & Early Childhood Education (4 cr)
  • SED EC 350 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (2 cr)
  • SED EC 556 Children’s Literature for the Early Childhood Teacher (2 cr)
  • SED EC 557 Classroom-Based Assessment of Young Children (2 cr)
  • SED ED 2xx Topical Seminars (2 cr)
  • SED HE 221 Foundations of Health Education (2 cr)
  • SED LR 501 Teaching of Reading (4 cr)
  • SED PE 211 Movement and Education: Early Childhood to Adolescence (2 cr)
  • SED PE 375 Psychology of Sport (4 cr)
  • SED PE 501 Methods of Coaching (4 cr)
  • SED SE 401 Special Education: Cognition and Learning (4 cr)
  • SED SE 502 Behavioral & Emotional Problems: Characteristics and Methods (4 cr)
  • SED SE 503 Learning Disabilities: Characteristics and Methods (4 cr)

Minor in Physical Education, Health Education & Coaching

(20 credits)

Core Courses (14 credits)

  • SED ED 100/101 Introduction to Education (6 cr)
  • SED HE 221 Foundations of Health Education (2 cr)
  • SED PE 103 Introduction to Human Movement (2 cr)
  • SED PE 250 Community Leadership through Youth Sport Coaching (2 cr)
  • SED PE 211 Movement Education: Early Childhood to Adolescence (2 cr) or
  • SED PE 513 Tuesday/Thursday Program Pre-Practicum (4 cr)

Electives (6 credits chosen from the list below)

  • SED HE 522 Community Health (4 cr)
  • SED HE 523 Applied Nutrition (4 cr)
  • SED HE 722 Development of the Health Education Curriculum (4 cr)
  • SED PE 211 Movement Education: Early Childhood to Adolescence (2 cr)
  • SED PE 375 Psychology of Sport (4 cr)
  • SED PE 501 Methods of Coaching (4 cr)
  • SED PE 506 Perceptual Motor Development (4 cr)
  • SED PE 513 Tuesday/Thursday Program Pre-Practicum (2 cr)

Minor in Deaf Studies

The Deaf Studies minor is offered to undergraduate students at Boston University who wish to enhance their knowledge of the history, language, and culture of Deaf people. Students will complete 24 credits from the courses listed below.

Core Courses (16 Credits)

  • SED DE 570 American Sign Language I (4 cr)
  • SED DE 571 American Sign Language II (4 cr)
  • SED DE 590 American Sign Language III (4 cr)
  • SED DE 591 American Sign Language IV (4 cr)

Elective Courses (8 credits)

  • SED DE 500 Introduction to the Deaf World (2 cr)
  • SED DE 550 History and Culture of the Deaf (4 cr)
  • SED DE 551 Deaf Literature and ASL Folklore (4 cr)
  • SED DE 554 Field Experience: Deaf Studies (varying cr—requires approval from the Director of Programs, Deaf Studies)
  • SED DE 572 Psychology and the Deaf (4 cr)
  • SED DE 672 American Sign Language Structure (4 cr)