Stephen F. Austin State University

Education Minors

Minor information below has been generated from the Fall 2017 General Bulletin. For more information, please contacted the listed advisor.

College of Education Minors

Addiction Studies

This 21-hour minor lays the foundation for students wishing to attain further

coursework to obtain the Licensed Chemical and Drug Abuse Credential.

Minor consists of the following courses: RHB 220, 222, 381, 422, 385 (six

hours) and HSC 351.

Advisor: Stacy Dicks, dickssg@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Athletic Coaching

(21 hours), nine semester hours must be in-residence

• Five courses are required in the athletic coaching minor: (15 hours)

• KIN 120, 357, 460, 461, 433 Athletic Coaching Practicum

Advisor: Amber Fountain, fountainac@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Child Development and Family Living

Students with majors in other departments may choose a minor of 18 or 19

hours (as indicated by the option), nine of which must be advanced.

Child Development and Family Living includes HMS 146, 236, 236L, 336, 353, 340 or 443, 459.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Communication Disorders

Minor requirements: SPH 130 and 15-21 hours planned with the minor

advisor. The minor must include six semester hours advanced residence

credit. Minors do not meet the requirements for a speech-language pathology

assistant's license.

Advisor: Stacy Dicks, dickssg@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Dance

Minor in Dance (19 hours)

Technique (10 hours)

• Ten hours from: DAN 102, 103, 104, 202 and 204

Theory and Practice (9 hours)

• Nine hours from: DAN 300, 301, 341 and 360

Advisor: Stacy Dicks, dickssg@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

A deaf and hard of hearing minor can be acquired by taking the following

courses: SPH 477, 479, 274, DHH 350, SPH 414, 470; 25 hours of observation

in deaf education settings may be substituted for SPH 470. Observation hours

must be divided as follows: 10 hours at the elementary level, 10 hours at

the secondary level, and five hours at any level. Observation hours must be

appropriately documented using an observation log provided by the Deaf and

Hard of Hearing Program.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Early Childhood Education

People considering work in childcare or other related areas may desire a

minor in early childhood education. This minor includes 18 credit hours from

the following courses: HMS 241, 242; ECH 328, 331; RDG 318; and ELE 352.

Selection of this minor is for non-certification purposes and should be chosen

only after advisement. Child development majors may include EPS 380 and SPE

329 rather than HMS courses.

Please consult with your major advisor regarding this minor.

Please bring degree plans to be signed to Elementary EDU, ECRC rm 209.

For information regarding course substitutions and availability, please

email Dr. Gresham at greshamglori@sfasu.edu

Educational Interpreting

An educational interpreting minor can be acquired by taking the following

courses: SPH 172, 272, DHH 350, SPH 414, 477, 478, 479, 483 and 25 hours of

observation in interpreting environments with qualified interpreters.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Early Intervention

An 18-hour minor has been developed for students majoring in rehabilitation,

speech-language pathology, psychology or other related fields who are

interested in becoming an early intervention specialist working with infants and

toddlers with special needs and their families. Required courses are: SPE 329,

464, 463; HMS 236, 443, 459. For students majoring in human sciences, the

minor includes: SPE 329, 439, 434, 463, 464, 465.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Fashion Merchandising

Students with majors in other departments may choose a minor of 18 or 19

hours (as indicated by the option), nine of which must be advanced.

Fashion Merchandising includes HMS 119, 260, 333, 419; three hours from: 131,

230, 232, 233, 323; three hours from: 343, 363, 463.

Advisor: Megan Kelley, kelleyml1@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences includes a minimum of 18 hours from the

following courses. Other courses upon approval of adviser (nine hours must be

upper-division.)

Family and Consumer Sciences 300, 332

Food, Nutrition and Dietetics 239

Child Development 353

Consumer 440

Interior Design 115

Fashion Merchandising 131

Hospitality Administration 102

Advisor: Stacy Dicks, dickssg@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Fitness & Human Performance Studies

(18 hours), nine semester hours must

be in-residence

• KIN 100, 340, 451, 467 are required (11 hours).

• Choice of KIN 353, 353L or KIN 417, 417L (four hours)

• One course from: KIN 357, 463; HSC 475.003 Nutrition for an Active Lifestyle

(three hours)

Advisor: Amber Fountain, fountainac@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Food and Nutrition Dietetics

Food and Nutrition includes six hours from HMS 239 and 355; 12 hours (nine

hours must be advanced) from a selection of these courses: HMS 137, 139,

138(1) +222(2), 349, 403, 409 and 429 or others to be determined with advisor.

Advisor: Sara Cole, smcole@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Hospitality Administration

Students with majors in other departments may choose a minor of 18 or 19

hours (as indicated by the option), nine of which must be advanced.

Hospitality Administration includes HMS 102, 202, 302 and others to be

determined with advisor.

Advisor: Sara Cole, smcole@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Health Science

18 hours, nine hours of advanced.

* HSC 121; 15 hours from 151, 216, 235, 337, 345, 351, 425, 430, 436, 489,

HSC elective.

Advisor: Megan Kelley, kelleyml1@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Interior Design

Students with majors in other departments may choose a minor of 18 or 19

hours (as indicated by the option), nine of which must be advanced.

Interior Design includes HMS 115, 206, 208, 212; and nine hours from: HMS

310, 311, 319; AGM 325.

Advisor: Megan Kelley, kelleyml1@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Interior Merchandising

Students with majors in other departments may choose a minor of 18 or 19

hours (as indicated by the option), nine of which must be advanced.

Interior Merchandising includes HMS 115, 206, 212, 250, 318, 343, 420, 442, 460.

Advisor: Megan Kelley, kelleyml1@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Kinesiology

(21 hours), nine semester hours must be in-residence

• KIN 100, 120, 330, 353, 353L, 417, 417L and five hours from KIN 234, 235,

236, 340, 431, 460, 470, 487.

Advisor: Amber Fountain, fountainac@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Nutrition in Healthcare

HMS 239, 339, 435, 439, 449 and 479.

Advisor: Sara Cole, smcole@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Rehabilitation Services

RHB 220 and 15 to 21 hours planned with the minor adviser. The minor

must include six semester hours advanced residence credit.

Advisor: Stacy Dicks, dickssg@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Special Education

A minor in special education is available to students with a major leading to

teacher certification at the EC-4, 4-8 or 8-12 levels. Required courses include:

SPE 329, 432, 434, 438, 439 and 461 (TExES 163 required). The minor available

for students seeking all-level certification includes SPE 329, 432, 434, 438, 439,

461; RDG 320, 322 and ELE 303 (two hours) (TExES 161 required). Admission

to the Educator Certification Program is required, and students must work with

an adviser for course sequence and additional requirements.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901

Special Education - Non-Teaching

An 18-hour minor is available for those seeking additional training in working

with special populations but who are not seeking teacher certification. This

minor is appropriate for students in programs such as psychology, orientation

and mobility, kinesiology, rehabilitation, social work, and those seeking the

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree. Required courses are SPE 120,

329, 432, 460, 463 and 464.

Advisor: Stephanie Strahl, strahlsn@sfasu.edu

To schedule an appointment, please call 936-468-2901