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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education Leadership and Policy for Equity Minor

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Admission Criteria

  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.500 required
  • At least 30 credit hours completed at the time of application

Current UB students wishing to add or change their minor to Education Leadership and Policy for Equity, submit the Minor Application Form.

Course Requirements

Total Credits Required for Minor: 18

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Academic Requirements

  • Students must achieve a minimum of 2.000 in all courses to remain in good standing in the minor.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize disciplinary knowledge from the field of education and the social sciences to understand educational leadership, policy, and community engagement processes in diverse cultural contexts.
  • Define and explain the principles and tenets of social justice for educational and social change.
  • Define and explain key leadership skills and principles and apply them to different social and educational contexts.
  • Identify key methods and topics of interest in P-20 educational leadership and policy research and articulate a positionality or leadership statement reflective of this knowledge.
  • Understand how issues of diversity and social inequality (race, ethnicity, nationality, class, gender, language, age, ability, and religion) affect educational access, schooling, promotion, and governance.
  • Evaluate social and educational policies and related programming, and how leaders can utilize both to enact social change.

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