Minor in Education

The Education Undergraduate Minor is composed of a selection of courses that represent careers and key topics in education-related fields. This minor is for students who want to learn more about education or are interested in working in non-traditional educational settings. The minor is open and intended for all majors.

What to know about the Education Minor

The undergraduate minor in Education is available both online through Ecampus and on campus. 

This degree is not part of a program that leads to a teaching or counseling license.  

Students who want to teach in the public school system must earn a license through a program. Contact Student Services for more information about a teaching license.

Learning Outcomes
  • The student understands how learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually.
  • The student will be able to analyze and find connections among the major historical, social, cultural, economic, and political forces in educational history.
  • The student uses evidence to continually evaluate the effects of personal choices and actions on others.
  • The student creates learning experiences that make the central concepts of the discipline accessible to learners.


For more information or to declare the Education Minor, students should contact Sue Helback at sue.helback@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3452.