Urban Education and Equity Studies - Undergraduate Minor

A minor in Urban Education and Equity Studies (UEES) for undergraduate students majoring in other disciplines consists of eighteen credit hours (at least eight credits for required courses and ten credits for electives). The eighteen credit hours must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5, with no course grade below “C”. The minor provides an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in education, planning, policy and program development, and with social service and community organizations, as well as graduate and professional studies centered in urban ecologies.

Course Requirements

Undergraduate students with a major in any discipline with a minimum 2.0 GPA are eligible to apply for this minor.

Curriculum

Required Courses - Education

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total Credits Required 8
BBE 5000 Multicultural Education in Urban America 2
ELE 6070 Family, Community, and School Partnerships: Supporting Children's Learning 3
TED 2250 Becoming an Urban Educator 3

Elective Courses – Education (10 credit hours)

College of Education

Courses Cr. Hrs.
EDP 3310 Educational Psychology 3
MAE 1000 Detroit by the Numbers 3 (Gen Ed)
SED 5010 Inclusive Teaching 2

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

African American Studies
Courses Cr. Hrs.
AFS 2250 / LAS 2250 AfroLatino/a History and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 2350 / HIS 2350 /US 2350 – Black Detroit 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 2390 / ENG 2390 Introduction to African-American Literature 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 2600 / SOC 2600 Race and Racism in American 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 3140 / HIS 3140 African American History I: 1400-1865 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 3150 / HIS 3150 African American History II: 1865-1968 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 3155 / HIS 3155 African American History III: 1968 – Present 3 (Gen Ed)
AFS 3170 / HIS 3170 Ethnicity and Race in American Life 3-4 (Gen Ed)
AFS 5261 / HIS 5261 African American History and Memory 3
English
Courses Cr. Hrs.
ENG 2390 / AFS 2390 – Introduction to African-American Literature 3 (Gen Ed)
ENG 2530 Literature and Identity 3 (Gen Ed)
ENG 2570 Literature by and about Women 3 (Gen Ed)
ENG 2540 Literature of the World 3 (Gen Ed)
Geography
Courses Cr. Hrs.
GPH/HIS/PS/US 2000 or SOC 2500 Introduction to Urban Studies 4 (Gen Ed)
GPH 3130 Introductory Urban Geography 4 (Gen Ed)
GPH 3600 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4
Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
Courses Cr. Hrs.
GSW 2500 Humanities Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women 3 (Gen Ed)
GSW 2600 / HIS 2605 History of Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Modern World 3 (Gen Ed)
GSW 2700 Social Science Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women 3 (Gen Ed)
History
Courses Cr. Hrs.
HIS 2430 / LAS 2430 History of Latino/as in the United States 3
HIS 2605/GSW 2600 History of Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Modern World 3 (Gen Ed)
HIS 3140 / AFS 3140 African American History I: 1400-1865 3 (Gen Ed)
HIS 3150 / AFS 3150 African American History II: 1865-1968 3 (Gen Ed)
HIS 3155 / AFS 3155 African American History III: 1968 – Present 3 (Gen Ed)
HIS 3170 / AFS 3170 Ethnicity and Race in American Life 3-4 (Gen Ed)
HIS 3560 / US 3560 History of Detroit 3 (Gen Ed)
HIS 5261 / AFS 5261 African American History and Memory 3
Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Courses Cr. Hrs.
LAS 2100 / SPA 2400 Chicano/a Literature and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
LAS 2110 / SPA 2500 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
LAS 2250 / AFS 2250 AfroLatino/a History and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
LAS 2430 / HIS 2430 History of Latino/as in the United States 3
LAS 3610 Latino Urban Problems 3
Political Science
Courses Cr. Hrs.
PS/GPH/HIS/US 2000 or SOC 2500 Introduction to Urban Studies 4 (Gen Ed)
PS 2240 Introduction to Urban Politics and Policy 4 (Gen Ed)
Sociology
Courses Cr. Hrs.
SOC 2201 Race Relations in Metro Detroit 3
SOC 2202 Gendered Worlds 3
SOC 2300 Social Inequality 3 (Gen Ed)
SOC 2600 / AFS 2600 Race and Racism in America 3 (Gen Ed)
Spanish
Courses Cr. Hrs.
SPA 2400 / LAS 2100 Chicano/a Literature and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
SPA 2500 / LAS 2110 Puerto Rican Literature and Culture 3 (Gen Ed)
Urban Studies and Planning
Courses Cr. Hrs.
US/GPH/HIS/PS/SOC 2000 Introduction to Urban Studies 4 (Gen Ed)
US/AFS/HIS 2350 Black Detroit 3 (Gen Ed)
GPH 3600 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 4 (Gen Ed)
GPH 3130 Introductory Urban Geography 4 (Gen Ed)

Plan of Work

Urban Education snd Equity Studies Plan of Work

Add Urban Education and Equity Studies as a minor

A minor in Urban Education and Equity Studies for undergraduates majoring in other disciplines provides an excellent opportunity for you to pursue a career in education, social services and/or community organizations. You may build skills in planning, policy, and program development roles, as well as graduate and professional studies centered in urban ecologies.

Application to add Urban Education and Equity Studies as a minor

Accreditation

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The College of Education educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  

Contact

Kurt Troutman
Academic services officer II         
313-577-1601
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