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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Education and Human Development Minors

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Education: (18 credits)

The College of Education and Human Development offers an 18-credit minor in Education for undergraduate students in other colleges of the University of Maine who wish to explore the field of education. Students must apply for the minor, optimally during the second semester of the second year of study. Applications are available in the Advising Center (Room 101 Shibles Hall) and are accepted throughout the academic year. Application requirements include the following elements:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better,
  • Successful completion of EDB 202 – Education in a Multicultural Society, EDB 221 - Educational Psychology, and an education related elective, 
  • A grade of C- or better in all education courses,
  • Statement addressing your reasons for pursuing the minor, and
  • Formal 2-page application.

The optimal time to apply for a minor is during the second semester of sophomore year of study.

Tier I: Courses to be taken prior to application for the minor (9 credits)

Tier II: Courses to complete the minor (9 credits)

Child Development and Family Relations: (18 credits)

The minor in Child Development/Family Relations consists of CHF 200, CHF 201, and 12 additional credits of CHF courses, 9 of which must be taken at UMaine. Students must earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in CHF 200 and CHF 201, and the overall GPA for the 18 CHF credits must average a C (2.0). No more than three credits of CHF 409 Special Topics in Child Development/Family Relations and no more than three credits of CHF 496 Field Experience in Child Development/Family Life may be used toward the minor.  Applications are available in 118 Merrill Hall.

Exercise Science (Kinesiology and Physical Education): (18 credits)

The minor in Exercise Science (for non-KPE majors) has close ties to other areas including, but not limited to nutrition, biochemistry and animal physiology. This minor offers students in these areas an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of their own fields of study. Academic prerequisites include BIO 100 (Basic Biology) and BIO 208 (Anatomy and Physiology). Students must maintain a 2.5 in the minor. Courses constituting the minor include the following:

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