College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Department of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education
This minor prepares students to work within nonformal education and/or community-based career work, which frequently requires education techniques and skills for a wide variety of participants. Students develop active-learning instructional skills, the ability to manage volunteers, design teaching events, evaluate curriculum and program impacts, and create connection through teambuilding. The required courses for the minor support organizational and community needs for establishing a career in nonformal education.
New first-year students, transfer students, and students from other USU majors who have at least a 2.5 overall GPA qualify to enter the NCE minor. The NCE minor requires a minimum of 14 credit hours. Students must complete all required courses, plus one elective course. The maximum number of credits that may be obtained for completion is 18. Students must obtain a grade of C or higher for all associated courses to be awarded the minor. Coursework for the minor may not be taken on a pass/fail basis unless the course is only taught pass/fail.