Educational Studies B.S.E. Eight-Semester Plan

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Mathematics Core3  
Science Core w/lab4  
Social Science Core3  
Fine Arts/Humanities Core3  
CIED 1013 Introduction to Education (Sp, Fa)  3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Social Science Core  3
Humanities/Fine Arts Core  3
Lower Level Elective1  2
Year Total: 16 14
Second YearUnits
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Science Core with lab4  
History Core3  
Lower Level Electives15  
ENGL 2173 Literacy in America (Sp)  3
CDIS 2253 Introduction to Communicative Disorders (Sp, Fa)
or PBHL 2613 Foundations of Public Health (Sp)
or PBHL 2663 Terminology for the Health Professions (Sp)
or RESM 2853 Leisure and Society (Sp, Su, Fa)
or HESC 2603 Rural Families and Communities (Sp)
or SCWK 2133 Introduction to Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)
Lower Level Electives1  9
Year Total: 15 15
Third YearUnits
EDST 3113 Legal & Historical Developments in Education (Fa)3  
CNED 3053 The Helping Relationship (Sp, Fa)
or CNED 4003 Classroom Human Relations Skills (Sp, Fa)
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
EDST 3203 Multicultural Education Issues (Fa)3  
EDST 3333 Children's & Young Adult Literature in Educational Settings (Fa)3  
EDST 3023 Internship in Educational Studies (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
EDST 3223 American Educational History (Sp)  3
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
EDST 4113 Teaching and Funding Outdoor & Informal Education (Sp)  3
Upper Level Elective2  3
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
EDST 3023 Internship in Educational Studies (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
EDST 4213 Religion, Education, & Religious Education (Fa)3  
CIED 4413 Acquiring a Second Language (Fa)
or CIED 4403 Understanding Cultures in the Classroom (Su, Fa)
HRWD 3123 Career Development (Su, Fa)
or SCWK 3193 Human Diversity and Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)
or SCWK 3233 Contemporary Issues in Juvenile Justice (Sp, Su, Fa)
or SCWK 3633 Child Welfare: 21st Century Perspectives (Irregular)
Upper Level Elective23  
EDST 4013 Capstone Seminar and Final Internship in Education (Sp, Su, Fa) (Includes 90 hours of internship requirements.)3  3
EDST 4003 Philosophy and Inquiry in Education (Sp)  3
Upper Level Electives2  9
Year Total: 15 15
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Any 1000 or 2000 level course meets this requirement.


Any 3000 or 4000 level course meets this requirement.


EDST 4013 Capstone Seminar and Final Internship in Education (Sp, Su, Fa) includes 100 hours of internship and 20 hours of coursework.