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

The Education Studies Minor is meant for those interested in learning more about many professional research issues confronting educators. Our mission is to:

Understand the complex interactions between the legal, social, political and economic forces which influence and shape educational policies in America

Take an introductory sequence of courses as a possible prelude to a career in education

Gain an understanding of current educational practices in order to become better consumers of educational services as future parents, taxpayers and citizens.

For more information, please visit: gseis.ucla.edu/academic-programs/education-studies-minor


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/