SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Education and Training Minor

Education Bachelor's Degree Program

BVU's education & training minor supports individuals involved in training in human services agencies and related organizations. The education & training minor equips students with a theoretical background in education and practical application to better understand learners and learning. The curriculum combines courses in learning and motivation, human relations, instructional technology, and psychology, among others, to equip students with skills that can be applied to positions across a wide variety of organizations.

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Why should I earn an education and training minor?

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Every organization needs training. Get an edge in a marketable skill.

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What Can I Do With an Education and Training Degree

  • Training and development specialists
  • Youth work
  • Business training
  • Educational policy

Online & Hybrid

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Learn Online

Earn your education and training minor at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.

Hybrid Learning

Hybrid courses combine the benefit of live ​video instruction with the convenience of online learning. Students meet once weekly via Zoom to engage with instructors and classmates on assignments and coursework. In addition to a weekly class, hybrid students complete their coursework online and receive personalized advisement from local BVU site staff.

Transfer to BVU

BVU has transfer agreements with Iowa’s community colleges, helping you get the most out of your hard-earned credits.

Contact an academic advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

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Education and Training Courses

  • Courses

    • EDCO 240 Development of the School-Age Child
    • EDCO 245 Learning and Motivation: School-Age Children
    • EDCO 280 History of American Education
    • EDCO 370 Human Relations
    • EDCO 390 Instructional Technology and Innovative Teaching
    • HMSV 351 Aging in American Society
    • HMSV 352 Child and Family Welfare
    • HMSV 353 Social Interventions with Families
    • PSYC 291 Learning and Memory
    • PSYC 364 Industrial Psychology
    • SOCI 361 Racism and Sexism in American Life

    • 6 credit hours of upper division electives from PSYC, SCWK, or SOCI

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We’ll help you figure out your options for financial assistance and possible scholarships.

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Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future in Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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