Gordon College is one of the nation’s premier Christian colleges and located just north of Boston. We offer students extraordinary access to leading-edge opportunities for intellectual, professional, and leadership development to address the increasingly complex challenges of a global society. Gordon stands apart from other outstanding institutions in New England by combining an exceptional education with an informed Christian faith.
The education minor provides a study of the foundations of schooling, teaching,and learning and helps students develop basic teaching skills. This minor is intended for students interested in the areas of:
Teaching subjects for which licensure may not be required (e.g. Bible or theatre);
Exploring education before enrolling in a graduate level middle/secondary initial licensure program;
Becoming a director of an Early Care Center;
Youth or children’s ministry;
Teaching community-based adult education courses;
Conducting professional development or vocational training;
A minimum of 20 credits required, chosen from the courses below.
EDU 520 Teaching Strategies ( 3 credits; see Graduate Academic Catalog for course description) plus one of the following: