Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Education Studies


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A student interested in middle grade certification (grades 4-8) must earn 15 or more credit hours in one of these areas: Language Arts (English), math, Social Science (history) or science, and complete the other requirements for the Educational Studies degree. Please contact the Education Studies Advisor, Dr. Amy Bagby in Brock Hall 306 for more information (amy.bagby@covenant.edu).

Requirements for Major


Core Requirements


Total Core: 55


Major and Supporting Education Course Requirements


Total Education courses: 13


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 21 hours as follows. This will fulfill the 3 hour core humanities distribution requirement with 18 additional content hours beyond the core hours.

Total Social Studies Content Field: 21

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 Core: 55

Major and Supporting Education courses: 13

Two content fields: 38-42

Electives: 16-20

Total degree hours: 126


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