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Undergraduate Minors in the COE

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Education Minor

(This minor is open to all Butler University students regardless of their college or major field of study.)

Total Hours: 19

Note: ED371 is offered on a limited basis.

Note: ED453 is the capstone experience for the minor and must be taken in the final semester of the minor coursework. It may be taken concurrently with other courses required for the minor.

Mild Intervention Minor

(This minor is open to all Butler University students regardless of their college or major field of study. Licensure in MI is only available to students pursuing an elementary license and requires additional course work and passing the state approved licensure exams.)

Total Hours: 18

Note: ED299 (8) may be taken instead of ED242 (2) for COE majors.

Note: Licensure in MI, also requires ED 493, Professional Seminar: Mild Intervention (3) taken during student teaching placement.

Diverse Learners Minor

(This minor is open to all Butler University students regardless of their college or major field of study.)

Note: ED299 (8) may be taken instead of ED242 (2).

Note: ED299 (8) may be taken instead of ED241 (3).

Total Hours: 18

Reading Teacher Minor—Elementary

Completion of Blocks A (ED 303, 316, 416) and B (ED 308, 414, 317, 418) in the Elementary Education Program

Required: 3.0 minimum GPA in the reading courses in Blocks A and B and the courses listed above; disposition scores of 3 or higher in literacy classes that use the disposition assessment (ED303, ED308, ED408, and ED228).

Total Hours: 15 above Blocks A and B

Note: Students pursuing the Elementary Reading Teacher license must pass the state-approved licensure exams.

Reading Teacher Minor—Secondary

Total Hours: 21–24

English as a New Language Minor

Total Hours: 15, plus student teaching (if pursuing licensure)

Note: Students pursuing the ENL license must have a student teaching experience in an ENL classroom with a licensed ENL teacher at the developmental level of their primary license and pass the state-approved licensure exams.

Early Childhood Minor

Required completion of the K–6 license

Note: Students pursuing the Early Childhood license must have a student teaching experience in an early childhood classroom with a licensed early childhood teacher and pass the state-approved licensure exams.

Total hours: 15, plus student teaching (if pursuing licensure)

Recreation and Sports Studies Minor

(This minor is open to all Butler University students, regardless of their college or major field of study.)

Required Courses (13 hours)

Elective Courses (5+ hous)

Total hours: 18

Sport Coaching Minor

(This minor is open to all Butler University students regardless of their college or major field of study.)                                                                  

Total Hours: 19

NOTE: The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at my.butler.edu and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.