Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies
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Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies

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General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Oral Communication See approved list 3
Technology See approved list 3
Intensive Writing See approved list 3
Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with other requirement 0-3
Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives See approved list

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list

3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators; 3 hours met in major with EDCO 200

3

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include two designators

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses)  
    Quantitative Skills See approved list 3-4
    Natural Science See approved list; must be in 2 different groups: Physical, Earth, or Life

6-8

Subtotal   44-51
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas.  
Major  

35-39

EDCO 101 Observation and Analysis of Cultural Responsive Teaching

1

EDCO 200 Developmental Science and Context of Poverty

3

EDCO 201 Supporting the Engl as Second Lang Student in the Gen Ed Classroom 2
EDCO 202 or SPED 292 Supporting Except. & Gifted Learner, Intervention with Exceptional Children 2
READ 330 or 331 Foundations of Literacy  3
PESH 201 First Aid and CPR 1
Choose from the following:   6-7
Candidates should discuss choices with an advisor and cannot count hours in both the Core and Primary Concentration. Additional courses not listed below may be petitioned to the Chair of the Education Core Department to count as an elective.  
BIOL 213; EDCI 594; EDCI 595; EDCO/EDUC 175; EDUC 395; EXSC 382; FREN 101; HDFS 101; HDFS 350; HDFS 450; HLTH 303; HLTH 403; HLTH 434; MLED 300; PESH 203; PESH 242; PESH 261; PETE 501; PETE 512; PETE 566; PSYC 206; PSYC 320; PSYC 411; READ 290 (if not required in concentration); READ 345; READ 346; READ 415; READ 416; SPAN 101; SPED 281; SPED 390  
 Concentration    
 Early Childhood Education   18
 ECED 300 Foundations of Early Childhood Education 3
 ECED 310 Home-School-Community Partnerships with Diverse Families 3
 ECED 395 Creative Activities for Young Children 3
 MATH 291 Basic Number Concepts for Teachers 3
 READ 290 Children's Literature 3
 Electives in area based upon student degree  plan  3
     
Elementary Education   18
 ECED 310  Home-School-Community Partnerships with Diverse Families 3
 ELEM 293   Laboratory Experiences in the Elementary Classroom 3
 MATH 291 and 292   Number Concepts for Teachers 6
 READ 290   Children's Literature 3
 Electives in area based upon student degree  plan   
     
Middle Level Education-English Language Arts+   18 
 MLED 310 Developmental Aspects of Middle Level Learners 3
 ENGE 519 Adolescent Literature 3
 World Literature   3
 American Literature   3
 WRIT 350 Intro to Composition Theory and Pedagogy 3
Students in MLED concentration intending to pursue the MAT are encouraged to include the following courses or equivalents as electives to shorten time at graduate level:  ENGL 507, ENGL 530, MLED 300, and READ 346.  
     
Middle Level Education-Mathematics+   18-19
 MLED 310 Developmental Aspects of Middle Level Learners 3
 MATH 150 Intro to Discrete Mathematics 3
 MATH 291 Basic Number Concepts for Teachers 3
 MATH 101 & 201, or MATH 105 & 151 Algebra/Trig for Calc, Calc I; Applied Calc, App College Algebra 6-7
 Applied Statistics (MATH 141 suggested)   3
Students in MLED concentration intending to pursue the MAT are encouraged to include the following courses or equivalents as electives to shorten time at graduate level: Trigonometry (included in MATH 104 and MATH 101), MATH 292, MATH 393, MATH 370, MLED 300, and READ 346.  
     
Middle Level Education-Science+   18
 MLED 310 Developmental Aspects of Middle Level Learners 3
 Lab science in 3 areas   12
 BIOL, CHEM, GEOL/Earth Science, or PHYS   3
Students in MLED concentration intending to pursue the MAT are encouraged to include the following courses or equivalents as electives to shorten time at graduate level:  6 to 8 additional science credits in two different categories, MLED 300, and READ 346.  
     
Middle Level Education-Social Studies+   18
 MLED 310 Developmental Aspects of Middle Level Learners 3
 World History   3
 HIST 211 or 212 US History to 1877, US History Since 1877 3
 ECON  (103 suggested)   3
 American Government (PLSC 201 suggested)   3
 GEOG   3
+Students in MLED concentration intending to pursue the MAT are encouraged to include the following courses or equivalents as electives to shorten time at graduate level:  SC history course; additional world history or world civilization to cover ancient to present; additional US history to cover colonization through present; additional course in geography to cover second region; ANTH/SOCL/PSYC course; MLED 300; and READ 346.  
     
Physical Education-Teacher Education~   18
 DANA course   1
 PETE 101 Intro to Teaching P-12 Physical Education 3
 PETE 223 Adventure Facilitation & Leadership 2
 PETE 234 Teaching Invasion and Fielding Games 3
 PETE 248 Teaching Net/Wall and Target Games 3
 PETE 300 Physical Education Curriculum 3
 3 PESH activity courses to include: Fitness & Conditioning, Aquatic, and Outdoor 3
~Students pursuing PETE with the intent of the MAT Accelerated program should take all courses in the concentrations and PETE 502 / 512 / 566 / 591 and PESH 242. Additional courses can be counted in the Core or as General Electives  
     
Special Education   18
 MATH 291 Basic Number Concepts for Teachers 3
 READ 330 or 331 Foundations of Literacy  3
 SPED 281 Intro to Special Education 3
 SPED 382 Intellectual Disabilities and ASD 3
 SPED 561 Characteristics of Child with Learning Disabilities 3
 SPED 583 Child with Emotional/Behavioral Problems 3
     
Minor or Second Concentration   15-18
Electives   12-16
Total   120

Last Updated: 9/15/20