The education leadership and policy for equity minor is designed for undergraduate students interested in critically exploring some of the most pressing issues facing education today. This minor offers coursework that will prepare undergraduate students for entry-level positions in educational leadership, policy, non-profits and a variety of other organizations. The education leadership and policy for equity minor will help students develop a focused understanding of sociopolitical, cultural and economic issues that affect equity in schools, colleges and communities in today’s globalized society.
Open to all majors, this minor provides students the opportunity to study through coursework and experiential learning topics such as: race, gender and class inequality; poverty and homelessness; immigrant and refugee education; higher education access; school-community partnerships; and violence prevention.
After completing this minor, you will:
This minor is appropriate for students seeking careers in:
|Academic minor completed||Educational Leadership and Policy for Equity|
|Credits required for completion||18|
|Time to completion||2 to 3 semesters|
|Course delivery||On campus, online or hybrid|
The equity minor program consists of 18 credits, including four required courses and two electives. You must achieve a minimum of 2.0 in all courses to remain in good standing in the minor. Course descriptions can be found in the UB Undergraduate Catalog.
Admission to this minor, continued enrollment in the minor, and/or conferral of the minor as part of the undergraduate degree may not be approved if a student demonstrates a lack of professionalism.
Enrollment and Conferral: Enrollment in this minor will be verified via email from the department. In order to include this minor as part of your undergraduate degree, you: