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Education (Minor)

Program type
Minor
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Start term
Fall, Winter

Why study Education?

A Minor in Education gives you a basic introduction to the philosophical foundations and key concepts of education such as educational psychology, child development and technology for change. It is designed to complement studies in other disciplines such as psychology, sociology, history and business.

Program structure

Program option

  • Minor in Education (24 credits)

The minor must be combined with an honours, specialization or major program.



Courses


Admission requirements

Minimum cut-off averages

  • Quebec CEGEP: 22
  • High School: B-
  • University Transfers (internal/external): B-
  • Bacc. français: 12
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 27  

Course requirements for admission

No specific courses required. However:


Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.

After your degree

Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions. 

Other programs of interest

Adult Education (Minor, Cert)
  • Minor
  • Internship
Adult Education (Minor, Cert)

Since many adults will return to the classroom at various stages in their lives, educators can benefit from specialized training that helps adults refresh their skills or change careers.

Department

Faculty

Early Childhood and Elementary Education (BA)
  • Specialization
  • Internship
Early Childhood and Elementary Education (BA)

Shape the future. Experience the magic and mystery of the world through the eyes of a child. As an educator, you’ll nurture children and inspire them to explore their surroundings. A BA in ECEE gives you an educational foundation for teaching children up to age 12.

Department

Faculty

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) (BEd)
  • Minor
  • Specialization
  • Internship
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) (BEd)

When you study TESL, your mastery in teaching the English language gives your students the skills needed to compete in the global marketplace.

Department

Faculty

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