Students interested in a minor with coursework related to careers that support: individuals with disabilities (or those perceived to have disabilities); individuals who require greater levels of support as they age; or individuals who experience challenges with language, learning, social skills, or the effects of aging may pursue a Special Populations minor by meeting the following requirements:
Credit hours required for this plan: 15.0
15 semester credit hours, of which nine must be advanced (3000 or 4000 level), including six hours that must be completed in residence. Non-education majors seeking the Special Populations Minor must meet the same grade point average requirement as students changing their major to Teaching and Learning at the time of filing for the minor. Students must earn a 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average on courses attempted in the Special Populations minor at the University of Houston.