Education Studies Major

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education Studies

Required courses for all education studies majors, 36 credit hours (seven courses):

PSY 224Developmental Psychology4
EDUC 201Philosophical and Ethical Reflection in Education4
EDUC 202Educational Psychology in Classrooms4
EDUC 203Contemporary/Historical Issues in Education4
EDUC 302Field Study in Cross-Cultural Education4
Select one of the following:4
Elementary Student Teaching Seminar 1
Secondary Student Teaching Seminar 1
EDUC 440Student Teaching 112
Total Credits36

Additional Requirements for Elementary Licensure

MATH 103Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers4
HP course with an HIST prefix4
EDUC 306Processes in Teaching Elementary School Science4
EDUC 307Literacies Across the Curriculum 1,24
EDUC 308Internship in Leadership, Collaboration and Community 1,24
EDUC 309Planning for Teaching and Learning 1,24
Total Credits24

Students in this section are required to spend two full days a week in a public elementary school classroom.

Total credit hours required for A.B. degree with elementary licensure is 60 credits. Credit hour requirements may change or vary depending on the EDGE requirements and schedules determined by the College.

Additional Requirements for Secondary Licensure in English

(A double major in education studies and English is required.)

EDUC 312Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching 14
EDUC 313Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching: Theory into Practice 14
ENGL 380Rhetoric and Composition 24
Total Credits12

Note: It is critical that you discuss this course requirement with both your English and education studies major advisor.

Total credit hours required for A.B. degree with secondary licensure in English is 48 credits

Additional Requirements for K-12 Licensure in French or Spanish

(A double major in education studies and French or Spanish is required.)

EDUC 312Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching 14
EDUC 313Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching: Theory into Practice 14
Total Credits8

Total credit hours required for A.B. degree with K-12 licensure in French or Spanish is 44 credits

Additional Requirements for Secondary Licensure in Social Studies

(A double major in education studies and history is required)

EDUC 312Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching 14
EDUC 313Seminar in the Processes of Secondary and K-12 Teaching: Theory into Practice 14
PSCI 101The American Political System4
PSCI 103International Relations4
or PSCI 105 Comparative Politics
ECON 221Macroeconomic Principles: “Global Vision: the U.S. in the World Economy”4
Total Credits20

Total credit hours required for A.B. degree with secondary licensure in social studies is 56 credits.