UCLA Teaching- Related Majors & Minors

Science Education Minor

The curriculum of the Science Education minor will provide students with the science courses necessary for preparation for the state subject matter exams, two quarters of UCLA-based laboratory teaching practicums taught by experts in laboratory instruction in the disciplines, and will offer the flexibility in education courses to allow individualization of the minor to fit the graduate credential program of their choice.

The minor is designed to provide both theory and hands-on experiences. Students interested in K-12 education, as well as graduate programs in their STEM disciplines, are the primary focus.

For more information, please visit: www.cateach.ucla.edu/content/science-education-minor

 

Mathematics for Teaching Minor

The Mathematics for Teaching Minor is designed for students majoring in fields other than mathematics who plan to teach secondary mathematics after graduation. For non-majors joining the Mathematics Department and School of Education's Joint Mathematics Education Program (JMEP), the minor provides recognition for completion of prerequisite coursework for the program. This coursework also prepares students for content on the Math CSET exam.

Contact Connie Jung at connie@math.ucla.edu for more details. Also see: https://ww3.math.ucla.edu/majors-minors-specializations/

 

Math for Teaching Major

The Math for Teaching Major is designed for students who have a substantial interest in teaching mathematics at the secondary level.

For more information, please visit: https://ww3.math.ucla.edu/majors-minors-specializations/

 

Education Studies Minor

In the Education Studies Minor (ESM), students develop an understanding of current educational practices and the complex interactions among the legal, social, political, and economic forces that influence and shape educational policies in America.

For more information, please visit: https://seis.ucla.edu/departments-and-degrees/department-of-education/education-minor

 

Education and Social Transformation Major

In this undergraduate major program, students analyze current issues in education through a social justice lens and emerge as effective advocates for positive change.

For more information, please visit: https://seis.ucla.edu/departments-and-degrees/department-of-education/education-and-social-transformation-major

 

Civic Engagement Minor

The Civic Engagement Minor can be combined with any major. Students complete an intensive, local, state or national internship and a capstone research project. The minor links students' passion with their academic work.

For more information, please visit: www.uei.ucla.edu/academic-programs/civic-engagement/