The Bachelor of Science in Education in Educational Studies (B.S.E.) is a customizable degree for all students within the College of Education and Health Professions. It focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching. This degree, in itself, does not include licensure. Students completing this program will have the cognitive ability to apply teaching strategies to a variety of employers such as private sector businesses, nonprofit organizations and community agencies. With additional training and licensure, students can also work in school settings.

Educational Studies (EDST) requirements

University Core (State Minimum Core) *35
General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa) 1
Educational Base Courses45
Introduction to Education (Sp, Fa)
Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa)
Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)
Acquiring a Second Language (Fa)
Understanding Cultures in the Classroom (Su, Fa)
Introduction to Educational Studies: Politics and Law in Education (Fa)
Multicultural Education Issues (Fa)
American Educational History (Sp)
Children's & Young Adult Literature in Educational Settings (Fa)
Inquiry and Philosophy in Educational Studies (Sp)
Advanced Educational Studies and Methods: Informal Education (Sp)
Religion, Education, & Religious Education (Fa)
The Helping Relationship (Sp, Fa)
Classroom Human Relations Skills (Sp, Fa)
Literacy in America (Sp)
Introduction to Communicative Disorders (Sp, Fa)
Foundations of Public Health (Sp)
Terminology for the Health Professions (Sp)
Leisure and Society (Sp, Su, Fa)
Introduction to Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)
Career Development (Su, Fa)
Human Diversity and Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)
Contemporary Issues in Juvenile Justice (Sp, Su, Fa)
Child Welfare: 21st Century Perspectives (Irregular)
Experiential Courses9
Internship in Educational Studies (Sp, Su, Fa)
Internship in Educational Studies (Sp, Su, Fa)
Capstone Seminar and Final Internship in Education (Sp, Su, Fa)
Elective Hours
Upper Level COEHP/Adviser-approved Electives 215
Lower Level Electives 116
Total Hours120
*

For courses, go to the University Core requirements.

1

 Pre-requisite for CIED 3033, CNED 3053, and CNED 4003.

2

Of the 31  remaining credit hours , 15 hours must be offered in COEHP (CATE, CDIS, CHLP,  CIED, CNED, EDST, EDRE, HRWD, KINS, RESM, SPED, STEM, and TEED)  upper level (3000/4000) courses or have the approval of the program coordinator.  The remaining General Electives 16 hours, may be at any level and any course offered university wide.

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
FallSpring
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
FallSpring
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 Sociology (Sp)
or SCWK 2133 Introduction to Social Work (Sp, Su, Fa)
  3
Lower Level Electives1  9
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
EDST 3113 Introduction to Educational Studies: Politics and Law in Education (Fa)3  
CNED 3053 The Helping Relationship (Sp, Fa)
or CNED 4003 Classroom Human Relations Skills (Sp, Fa)
3  
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 Advanced Educational Studies and Methods: Informal Education (Sp)  3
Upper Level Elective2  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
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)
3  
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)
3  
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 Inquiry and Philosophy in Educational Studies (Sp)  3
Upper Level Electives2  9
Year Total: 15 15
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Any 1000 or 2000 level course meets this requirement.

2

Any 3000 or 4000 level course meets this requirement.

3

 EDST 4013 - Capstone in Education includes 100 hours of internship and 20 hours of coursework.  

Courses

EDHP 1001. Freshman Seminar (Fa). 1 Hour.

The course is designed to support and assist freshmen in becoming successful, self-directed learners. Focus will be upon campus resources to help learners accomplish this goal and upon strategies for successful learning. The course will meet twice a week for the first eight weeks. Students will receive one hour of ungraded credit or a grade of F.

EDHP 1012. College Learning I (Sp, Fa). 2 Hours.

EDUC 1012 supports students as they make the transition into a university environment. The focus is on developing and applying college-level thinking and learning skills to specific University courses and on developing a student support base through a class learning community. The course is required for students admitted provisionally to the University.

EDHP 1201. Inquiry Approaches to Teaching: UAteach Step I (Fa). 1 Hour.

For students exploring teaching as a career. Following an introduction to the theory and practice behind inquiry-based science and mathematics instruction, students teach lessons in elementary classrooms to obtain firsthand experience in planning and implementation.

This course is cross-listed with ARSC 1201.

EDHP 1600. Undergraduate Research Assistant (Sp, Su, Fa). 0 Hours.

Undergraduate research.

EDHP 2600. Undergraduate Research Assistant (Sp, Su, Fa). 0 Hours.

Undergraduate research.

EDHP 3003. Seminar in Education (Irregular). 3 Hours.

This course provides a seminar experience on a topic in the field of education. The topics covered vary by semester and offering, but might include leadership, issues in public education, educational politics and finance, and trends in education. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

EDHP 3013. Introduction to Human Wellness Studies (Fa). 3 Hours.

This seminar provides an overview of Human Wellness Studies as an academic major and the primary constructs that comprise how different populations approach the idea of wellness.

EDHP 3103. Seminar in Health Professions (Irregular). 3 Hours.

This course provides a seminar experience on a topic in the filed of health professions. The topics covered vary by semester and offering, but might include leadership, issues in public health, the politics and financing of American health, and trends in health professions.

EDHP 3600. Undergraduate Research Assistant (Sp, Su, Fa). 0 Hours.

Undergraduate research.

EDHP 3923H. Honors Education Seminar (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Special topics or issues in education for the Honors student. Prerequisite: Honors candidacy. May be repeated for degree credit.

EDHP 4600. Undergraduate Research Assistant (Sp, Su, Fa). 0 Hours.

Undergraduate research.