Registrar’s Office

1270 EDC

The Educational Studies Major is designed for those interested in education in a variety of fields but who are not currently interested in earning teacher certification.

Thirty-six credits which must include at least 15 upper level credits and must include:

  1. Core courses (13 or 14 credits):
    • EDC-100 (2 cr) and 120 (2 cr) or 103 (1 cr) with 130 (2 cr); EDC-203 (1 cr) with 230 (3 cr).
    • EDC-311 (1 cr) and 312 (1 cr); 370 (2 cr) OR 373 (3 cr); 400 (2 cr).
  2. Concentration of at least 12 credits in one of the following or a concentration approved by the department:
    Capstone: EDC-470 (5 cr) internship/experience in an appropriate setting as approved by the department.
    • Child Development: EDC-160 (4 cr), 183 (4 cr), 281 (4 cr), 282 (2 cr), 283 (1 cr), 373 (3 cr) or 150 (2 cr) with 105 (1 cr), 383 (4 cr) or approved courses.
    • Special Needs: Select from EDC-150 (2 cr) with 105 (1 cr), 250 (3 cr) with 205 (1 cr), 255 (4 cr), 350 (4 cr), 355 (4 cr), 450 (3 cr) with 405 (1 cr) 460 (4 cr), or approved courses.
    • Literacy: Select from  EDC-160 (4 cr), 346 (4 cr), 360 (3 cr), 460 (4 cr), or approved courses.
    • Pedagogy: Select from EDC-262 (4 cr), 301 (1 cr), 302 (1 cr), 303 (1 cr), 354 (4 cr), 360 (3 cr), 361 (3 cr), 362 (3 cr), 363 (3 cr), 373 (3 cr), 383 (4 cr), 460 (4 cr) or approved courses.
  3. Electives in EDC courses or other courses approved by the Education Department.