Important note: this minor is no longer being offered.

Graduate minor
Multicultural College Teaching and Learning

Designed to complement your program of study and prepare you to address the dynamics of a classroom energized by multicultural students, the graduate minor program explores contemporary frameworks in educational theory.

The curriculum supports your ability to assess learning and development outcomes more effectively, helping ensure the success of an increasingly diverse student body.


  • Study innovative strategies.
  • Increase access and success of diverse undergraduate students.
  • Earn a credential that distinguishes you from other job candidates in a wide array of fields.


  • Doctoral students: 12 credits minimum
  • Master's students: 6 credits minimum
  • Completed in 2 years for full time students
  • Credits from required courses in a major program will not count towards the minor.


Courses should be planned with the Program Director of Graduate Studies (DGS).

Typically students select from:

  • CI 5105—Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms (3 cr)
  • CI 5106—Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts (3 cr)
  • CI 5116—Action Research Methods to Improve College Teaching and Learning (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5712—Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning (3 cr)


Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of OLPD Graduate Studies
612-626-9377 |

Karen Miksch
Director of Graduate Studies for
Multicultural College Teaching and Learning Minor
612-625-3398 |