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BS in Education Studies Courses

A total of 120 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of science in education studies.

General Education Requirements - 42 Hours

Communication - 9 hours
ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking

Humanities and Social Science - 12 hours
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
Humanities elective
Social Science elective

Mathematics and Science - 9 hours
MA 113 College Algebra or MA 133 Quantitative Reasoning
Science elective
Math or Science elective

Other - 12 hours
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
General Education elective

Additional Requirements - 78 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience

Capstone and Internship - 3 hours
EDU 4003 Internship

Professional Education Requirements - 20 hours
EDU 111 Education Exploration 
EDU 211 Education Immersion
EDU 212 Music for the Elementary Teacher 
EDU 222 Educational Psychology (K-6)
EDU 232 Educational Psychology (5-12)
EDU 242 Physical Education for K-6
EDU 252 School and Community Health
EDU 273 Issues in American Education
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Classroom 
EDU 462 Educational Measurements
EDU 463 Educational Media Technology

Concentration Requirements - 30 hours
Must complete at least 15 credit hours listed as options from two of the following minors. If approved by academic advisor, student can choose an option not listed to fulfill concentration hour requirement. 

Option A - Coaching Minor, 18 hours
EXS 483 Professional Development in Exercise Science
Choose 15 credits from the following courses:
BIO 154 Human Anatomy & Lab
EXS 103 Teaching of Sport Skills I
EXS 203 Risk & Sports or MGT 303 Risk Management
EXS 273 Nutrition
EXS 343 Principles of Human Performance
EXS 493 Strength & Conditioning Preparation
LDR 203 Leadership Strengths or MGT 323 Leadership
SM 393 Sport Psychology

Option B – Communication Minor, 15 hours
COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
COM prefix courses with at least six hours at the 300 level or above.

Option C – Exercise Science Minor, 15 hours
EXS 483 Professional Development in Exercise Science
Choose 12 Credits from the following courses:
BIO 154 Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
EXS 103 Teaching Sport Skills I
EXS 273 Nutrition
EXS 283 Fitness Evaluation Assessments
EXS 333 Kinesiology
EXS 353 Exercise Physiology
EXS 373 Health Promotion & Problems

Option D – Leadership Minor, 24 hours
COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
LDR 403 Creativity, Innovation, & Influence
LDR 433 Leadership Practicum
MGT 323 Leadership
PHL 313 Ethics
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Choose two courses from the following:
BA 333 Social Media for Business
COM 213 Business Communication
COM 233 Intercultural Communication
COM 363 Rhetoric & Persuasion
COM 413 Corporate & Organizational Communication
POLS 343 American Political Thought
POLS 373 Political Psychology
MGT 313 Human Resource Management
MGT 333 Supervision
MGT 343 Human Resource Development
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 413 Management of Quality
MGT 443 Managing Operations
MGT 453 Strategic Management
PSY 343 Social Psychology
PSY 373 Political Psychology
SM 313 Sport & Recreational Management
SM 393 Sport Psychology
SM 413 Organization & Administration of Athletics

Option E – Music Minor, 25 hours
MUS 112 Piano Lab
MUS 113 Music Theory I
MUS 123 Music History I
MUS 213 Music Theory II
MUS 223 Music History II
MUS 253 Techniques of Conducting
Select Applied Studies (4 hours): Complete 4 hours of Applied Studies in either Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, String or Voice.
MUS 1011 Applied Studies x 4
Select Ensemble Studies (4 hours)
MUS 1141 Chamber Orchestra
MUS 1151 Marching Band
MUS 1161 Wind Ensemble/Pep Band
MUS 1171 University Choir
MUS 1181 Jazz Band
MUS 1191 Jazz/Show Choir

Option F – Psychology, 15 hours
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Choose one from Clinical Core Courses (3 hours):
PSY 323 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 363 Counseling
PSY 413 Psychology of Addiction
PSY 423 Counseling Theories & Practices
Choose one from Social Core Courses (3 hours):
PSY 333 Psychology of Personality
PSY 343 Social Psychology
PSY 373 Political Psychology
Choose one from Developmental Core Courses (3 hours):
PSY 223 Lifespan Development Psychology
SOC 323 The Family
PSY 353 Child & Adolescent Psychology
Electives (3 hours)
PSY prefix course 200 level or above

Electives – 30 hours
Elective hours determined in conjunction with advisor and based on student career objectives

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.