Education Major—BA

Minimum 31 semester course credits and general BA requirements

Required:

EDUC 025 Inquiry and Action3-4
EDUC 000 Proseminar
Community Engaged Learning
Students must take two courses within this program of study that meets the CEL requirement
Perspectives in Education
Select three courses from the following:
EDUC 036Introduction to Development and Learning in Young Children3
EDUC 099Teach & Lrng: Intro to Educ0.25-1.25
EDUC 101Social Foundations of Education3
EDUC 120Urban Education3-4
EDUC 127 Issues of Race and Ethnicity in Education
EDUC 130History of Education in the United States3

Concentrations

Students declare a concentration during sophomore year with the help of an advisor and determine an appropriate course of study. Additional courses and courses not listed can be considered upon advisor’s approval.

Teaching and Learning

Select five courses from the following:
EDUC 114Family Systems and Cultural Diversity: Connections with Schools, Communities, and Hospital Setting3
EDUC 137Language Development: Literacy, bilingualism, and communication3
EDUC 134Research Methodology for Observing Children4
EDUC 000 Math for Teachers
PSYC 146Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences4
ENG 122A2
EDUC 146 Statistics
EDUC 147A/BIntroduction to the Profession of Teaching
EDUC 148Building Structures for Equity, Excellence, and Access
EDUC 149 Perspectives on Disability, Inclusion, and Assessment
EDUC 102Teaching for Diversity3
ETHS 140Activism in Digital Media Age3-4

Development, Family and Community

Select five courses from the following:
EDUC 138Social, Emotional, and Moral Development and Learning3
EDUC 114Family Systems and Cultural Diversity: Connections with Schools, Communities, and Hospital Setting3
EDUC 137Language Development: Literacy, bilingualism, and communication3
EDUC 129Schools, Sexuality, and Gender 3
EDUC 136Introduction to Development and Learning in Young Children3
EDUC 146 Statistics
SOC 144Sociology of Childhood3-4
PSYC 080Adolescence3
PSYC 145Positive Psychology: The Science of Well-Being3
PSYC 146Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences4
PSYC 158Psychology of Intergroup Relations and Prejudice3

Sociopolitical Context of Education

Select five courses from the following:
EDUC 103Public Policy: Children, Youth, and Family Issues3
EDUC 129Schools, Sexuality, and Gender 3
ECON 130The Economics of Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination3-4
SOC 101Sociology of Families3-4
SOC 144Sociology of Childhood3-4
SOC 145Sociology of Education3-4
PPOL 015Introduction to Policy: Identifying and Solving Public Problems 3
ETHS 126Theories of Race and Ethnicity4
ETHS 011Leadership for Social Change2
ETHS 140Activism in Digital Media Age3-4
ETHS 157Race, Gender, and the Criminal Justice System3-4

Capstone Inquiry

 All students will take a 2-semester capstone inquiry course during their senior year from either EDUC 191A/EDUC 191B or EDUC 194A/EDUC 194B.