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Undergraduate Program

Engineering Education Minor

The Engineering Education Minor not only provides students with field experience through the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) Student Teacher Mentorship Program (STOMP), but also provides an educational foundation that will help them in their classroom visits, and influence their work.

Engineering students are encouraged to obtain an Engineering Education minor if they have:

  • a passion for K-12 education, but don't necessarily want to pursue a career in the field;
  • a potential desire to go into the education field post-graduation, but want to explore the possibility first;
  • determined to become an educator post-graduation, and the minor experience will adequately prepare then in pursuing an MAT;
  • a need to be active in citizenship and public service pre- and post-graduation.

Students are eligible for the minor if they take 5 credits, and participate in one field experience activity in the form of STOMP or an equivalent Education field course. The 5 required credits are divided among the 3 categories of Build, Apply, and Integrate, as identified in table below.

If you are a Tufts Engineering student interested in the minor, please contact Merredith Portsmore, CEEO Director, with questions.

Download and complete the Intent to Declare Engineering Education Minor Form >

SENIORS: Download and complete the Engineering Education Minor Form >

BUILD APPLY INTEGRATE
Human Development & Learning Foundation Social & Cultural Foundation Education through Engineering STOMP or Field Studies
Required Select 1 Select 1 Select 2* Select 1**
(SS) ED-001 School & Society (SS) CD-051 Intellectual Development (H) ED-163 Philosophies of Education (FE) Comp-171 Human Computer Interaction (SS) ED-011 Observing Theory in Action
(SS) CD-173 Curricula for Young Children: Math, Science, & Technology (SS) ED-165 Educating Women & Girls (FE) ENP- 161 Human Factors in Product Design (SS) ED-099 Field Studies in Education
  (SS) CD-145 Technological Tools for Learning (FE) ED 162 Class, Race, and Gender in the History of US Education (FE) ENP-162 Human Machine Systems Design STOMP participation for 2 semesters
(SS) CD - 151 Advanced Intellectual Development (SS) ED-164 Education for Peace & Justice (FE) ME-184 Robotics  
  (SS) ED-130 Human Development & Learning (SS) ED-166 Masculinities in Urban Schooling (FE) ME-102 Inventive Design  
  (FE) ED-115 Applied Elementary Curriculum (SS) ED-167 Critical Race Theory Seminar: Issues in Urban Education    
  (FE) ED-160 Comparative Education (SS) ED-161 Sociology of School    

(FE) = Free Elective (SS) = Social Science (H) = Humanities