Aug 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Educational Studies, B.A.


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Educational Studies is a non-certification option for students who wish to pursue work in fields related to education and child development.  Features of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies include an 18-credit special education minor with the opportunity to obtain an additional minor in any area of the student’s choice and the option for internships in a variety of educational settings.

Career options include work for education-related agencies or programs, including: YMCA; Head Start or other preschool programs that require education degrees, but not state certification; children’s hospitals or child welfare agencies; zoos/aquariums; children’s museums and children’s programs; and religious education programs (i.e., CCD or director of religious education in a parochial school).  The degree would also support employment as an education-based paraprofessional, educational lobbyist, curriculum writer, educational sales representative, etc.

List of Courses for Educational Studies Non-Certification Track:

  • ECE 101 Teaching as Profession
  • ECE 204 Child Development and Cognition I
  • ECE 205 Child Development and Cognition II
  • ECE 214 Language Development
  • ECE 240 Engaging Young Children in the Learning Process: Integrating Curriculum and
  • Instruction
  • ECE 245 Integrating the Arts for the Developing Child
  • ECE 402 - Family Collaboration and Community Relationships
  • EDU 215 Teaching English Language Learners
  • EDU 230 Intro to Exceptionalities
  • SPEC 212 Assistive Technology
  • SPEC 222 Learning Disabilities 
  • SPEC 320 Assessment Methods: Summative, Formative, Diagnostic, Benchmark
  • SPEC 322 Foundations of Autism
  • SPEC 380 Behavioral Disorders & SEDs
  • SPEC 424 Collaboration and Communication 
  • EDU 461 Senior Seminar I
  • EDU 462 Senior Seminar II
  • EDU 498 Internship

List of Courses for Educational Studies Minor:

  • ECE 204 Child Development 1 (3 credits)
  • ECE 205 Child Development 2 (3 credits)
  • ECE 402 Family Collaboration and Community Relationships (4 credits)
  • EDU 215 Teaching English Language Learners (3 credits)
  • EDU 230 (3 credits) Intro to Exceptionalities
  • ECE/EDU/SPEC elective (3 credits)
  • EDU 125 Field Experience (0 credits)*

*This course is tied to each course and is graded pass/fail based on students having met the requirements for completion of field experience, including required amount of attendance at their field site.

Course Requirements


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