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Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Education Leadership and Policy for Equity Minor - Program Requirements

Educational Leadership & Policy

University at Buffalo
468 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1000
716-645-2471
Professor Janina Brutt-Griffler
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
(HEGIS: 08.01 EDUCATION-GENERAL, CIP: 13.0101 Education, General)

Completing the Education Leadership and Policy for Equity Minor Program

Academic Requirements

The minor requires 6 courses (18 credits). It requires two lower division courses, ELP 200 Foundations of Education Policy and Leadership for Social Justice and ELP 201 Educational and Social Policy in Action. It requires two upper division courses, ELP 405 Sociology of Education and ELP 407 Language, Culture, and Education in a Global Society. It also requires two upper division electives to be selected in consultation with an academic advisor; the courses selected can be out of the suggested electives: AAS 355 Race, Class and Society; ECO 464 Economics of the Public Sector; ELP 492/592 American Education for International Students; ELP 406 Global and International Perspectives on Education; LAI 350 Introduction to Education; SOC 331 Sociology of Wealth and Poverty; UBE 496 Leadership for Action. 

Students must achieve a minimum of 2.0 in all courses to remain in good standing in the minor.

Transfer Credit Policy

Administrative staff will work closely with transfer students to assist them in accessing and completing the minor.

Residency Requirement

Applicants must be matriculated students at the University at Buffalo.

Prerequisite Courses

There is no prerequisite course requirement for admission.

Required Courses

ELP 200: Foundations of Education Policy and Leadership for Social Justice (3)
ELP 201: Educational and Social Policy in Action (3)
ELP 405: Sociology of Education (3)
ELP 407: Language, Culture, and Education in a Global Society (3)

Select 2 or more of the Following:

AAS 355: Race, Class and Society (3)
ECO 464 Economics of the Public Sector (3)
ELP 492/592: American Education for International Students (3)
ELP 406: Global and International Perspectives on Education (3)
LAI 350: Introduction to Education (3)
SOC 331: Sociology of Wealth and Poverty (3)
UBE 496: Leadership for Action (3)

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate 18


Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Curricular Plan / Degree Map

To successfully complete this minor, students are recommended to take ELP 200 Foundations of Education Policy and Leadership for Social Justice in the fall of the their sophomore year and ELP 201 Educational and Social Policy in Action in the spring of their sophomore year. Students are recommended to take ELP 405 Sociology of Education in the fall of their junior year and ELP 407 Language, Culture, and Education in a Global Society in the spring of their junior year. Depending on major requirements, students are recommended to take one elective in the fall or spring of their junior year and one elective in the fall or spring of their senior year. Some students may need to take both electives in the fall or spring of their senior year.

Educational Leadership & Policy

University at Buffalo
468 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1000
716-645-2471
Professor Janina Brutt-Griffler
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
(HEGIS: 08.01 EDUCATION-GENERAL, CIP: 13.0101 Education, General)

Subjects & Courses

Associated Programs

Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:14 AM