Educational issues surround us and influence our development as a society. Whether entering the field of education, or considering another field, students will encounter educational issues throughout their careers. They cut across disciplines.
The UC Davis Undergraduate Courses in Education are designed to inform and engage students in an exploration of many of these issues. Students have opportunities to work in diverse educational settings and examine their views with their peers and professors. The UC Davis Minor in Education requirements will prepare future leaders to be knowledgeable about the everyday educational issues they will encounter as educators, researchers, policymakers, business leaders, parents, and citizens.
The UC Davis School of Education welcomes students from all majors. In addition, UC Davis students who minor in Education are a part of a growing community of leaders in education. We urge you to consider joining our community.
The UC Davis School of Education is committed to developing informed citizens and advocates for productive and powerful educational environments in a democratic and ever-changing society. Specific elements of this commitment to undergraduate education include:
Educating students to be critical participants in and creators of educational contexts—formal and non-formal—that are powerful for all learners.
Recruiting thoughtful and creative individuals into the educational profession as educators, researchers, and/or policy makers.
Promoting the value of diversity in strengthening learning environments and our society.
The School of Education is committed to offering a broad range of undergraduate course offerings targeted toward the needs and interests of all undergraduate students, as well as those who minor in education.
Early Literacy; English Learners; Bilingualism and Bilingual Education; Educational Television and Multimedia; Language Acquisition; Literacy development; Quantitative methods; Sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics.
A great way to learn more about the UC Davis Teacher Credential/M.A. program is by attending a Credential Information Session. Sessions are typically conducted twice per month, from September to May with some exceptions. Unless noted all sessions are held in Room 174 of the School of Education Building.
Upcoming Info Sessions for Teaching Credential:
Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:00 am
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 5, 2016 10:00 am
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 1, 2016 5:00 pm
We also plan to attend various regional Graduate School Fairs during Fall 2016 including: Sacramento State, UC Merced & Santa Cruz, CSU-East Bay, San Francisco State, as well as local community college transfer fairs!
During the session we will discuss the following topics:
Credential & Masters Program
What the UC Davis Teacher Education values and how our program incorporates these values
Why you should consider the UC Davis program
How Student Teaching works
When the year starts and when you will earn your credential
The benefits of completing your Masters degree and how our program allows you to earn your teaching credential and Masters of Arts in Education in less than two years
Prerequisites and Testing Information
How to meet the requirements
Which prerequisites to prioritize
What tests do I need to take and when
When are the deadlines to apply
How to have a class reviewed to see if it is equivalent
How to have your G.P.A. evaluated
What to do if prerequisites can’t be met by application deadline
Attend a session!
To reserve your space or request more information about the a session, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Although an RSVP is not required, the info session date, time, or location can change. For this reason, please check back on the website the morning of an information session to confirm. If you have submitted an RSVP we will notify you of any changes.
Unless otherwise noted all sessions are held in the School of Education Building Room 174.
Build a foundation of knowledge for those who plan to earn a teaching credential, enter a profession that focuses on working with people, or an advanced degree in Education (or related field). The minor will allow you to access the resources offered by the School of Education: internship and research opportunities, current developments in educational research and policy, events related to education. Students will receive a transcript notation upon completion of the minor.