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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Education Studies


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The Education Studies major is designed to prepare students to pursue the MAT degree program for teaching in the middle grades (4-8). Students must select two of the following content areas: language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies.

Requirements for Major


Core Requirements


Total Core: 58


Total Education courses: 17-19


Content Fields-select two content fields from the following


Each content field may fulfill one or more core requirement resulting in a different number of elective hours still remaining to reach 126 total degree hours:

Language Arts


Complete 21 hours as follows.  This will fulfill 3 hours of the core humanities distribution requirement with 18 additional field hours beyond the core hours.

Total Language Arts Content Field: 21

Mathematics


Complete 18 hours as follows.  This will fulfill the 3 hour core mathematics requirement with 15 additional content hours beyond the core hours. All courses listed below must be completed regardless of placement score.

Total Mathematics Content Field: 18

Social Studies


Complete 23 hours as follows.  This will fulfill the 3 hour core humanities distribution requirement with 20 additional content hours beyond the core hours.

Total Social Studies Content Field: 23

Science


Complete 20 hours as follows.  This will fulfill the 4 hour core natural science lab distribution requirement with 16 additional field hours beyond the core hours.

Total Science Content Field: 20

Electives


The number of elective hours needed will vary depending upon content fields chosen and the core requirements fulfilled.

Total Degree Hours:


Total Core: 58

Major and Supporting courses: 17-19

Two content fields: 38-44

Electives: 5-13

Total degree hours: 126


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