Requirements

The Educational Studies major and minor incorporate courses from across the college, all focused on different aspects of education.

Major requirements

This major consist of 10.5 course credits.

You will take 7.5 course credits through the following required courses:

EDST 100: Foundations of Education (1.0 course credits)
EDST 215: Human Diversity in Educational Communities (1.0 course credits)
EDST 250 Topical Foundations in Educational Studies (2.0 course credits)
EDST 350: Special Topics in Educational Studies (2.0 course credits)
EDST 402: Educational Technology (0.5 course credits)
EDST 420: Senior Seminar (1.0 course credits)

You will choose 3.0 course credits from the following elective courses:

EDST 260: Food, Ethics, and Education (1.0 course credits)
EDST 377: Foundations of Art Education (1.0 course credits)
COMM 333: Organizational Communication (1.0 course credits)
PSYC 321: Cultural Psychology (1.0 course credits)
ANTH 368: Childhood in Cross-Cultural Perspective (1.0 course credits)
SOCI 345: Social Inequality (1.0 course credits)


Minor requirements

Explore the complex relationship between self, society, and education through our Educational Studies minor.

This minor brings together various disciplines to address social and educational problems through social scientific and humanistic inquiry.

Customize your minor

Pick the 5.0-course credit track you’re most interested in:

Sociocultural Perspectives on Education

EDST 100: Foundations of Education
EDST 215: Human Diversity in Educational Communities
EDST 250: Topical Foundations in Educational Studies
EDST 350: Topical Foundations in EDST
ANTH 368: Anthropology of Childhood or SOCI 345: Social Inequality

Psychological Perspectives on Education

EDST 100: Foundations of Education
EDST 215: Human Diversity in Educational Communities
EDST 350: Topical Foundations in EDST
PSYC 100: Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 233: Social Psychology OR PSYC 237: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Sociocultural Perspectives, Food, and Education

EDST 100: Foundations of Education
EDST 215: Human Diversity in Educational Communities
EDST 260: Food, Ethics, and Education
EDST 350: Topical Foundations in EDST
ANTH 220: Anthropology of Food

For more information about the Educational Studies major or minor, please contact Dr. Brad Rowe.