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Undergraduate Minors & Programs

USC Rossier offers minors to engage undergraduate students in exploring the socio-cultural aspects of educational issues. Students who elect an education minor will benefit from working closely with USC Rossier’s renowned faculty to navigate academic and professional trajectories in education-related fields.

Dynamics of Early Childhood

Dynamics of Early Childhood

The Dynamics of Early Childhood minor will deepen your understanding of how young children develop and the influence of education, contemporary society, media and toys on their developmental trajectory.

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Education and Society

Education and Society

The Education and Society minor will introduce you to perspectives on education locally, nationally and internationally and education’s importance in promoting equitable opportunities and developing engaged citizens for more just societies.

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MAT Progressive Degree

The MAT progressive degree will allow you to fast track the completion of both your undergraduate degree and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program will allow you to complete the requirements to be recommended for a California preliminary teaching credential.

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MAT–TESOL Progressive Degree

The MAT–TESOL progressive degree will allow you to fast track the completion of both your undergraduate degree and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree. The Master of Arts in Teaching–Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT–TESOL) program will equip you to provide systematic and effective language instruction.

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