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Education Degree

Bachelor of Art (BA) in Education

The Education major is designed to provide future elementary and middle school teachers with a sound academic foundation in the Humanities, Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences, joined with preparation in Reading and Pedagogy. Drawing on a rich tradition of interdisciplinary study, the primary objective of the program is to provide future teachers with the academic knowledge and pedagogical competency to become effective classroom educators.

The Education degree features tracks for Grades EC-6 teacher certification, Grades 4-8 teacher certification, and a General Studies track for students who are not seeking certification.

Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits required for a BA in Education is 120.
  • At least 48 semester credit hours must be upper-level courses.
  • Earn at least a C grade in all major courses, and maintain a GPA of at least 2.50 in all courses applicable toward the degree.
  • No minor is required for a BA in Multidisciplinary Studies.

Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies Requirements

  • Students must complete required course work in the following areas of study: Language Arts and Reading, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Life and Physical Sciences.
  • Students must complete 15 semester credit hours in a specific area or discipline.

Interested in Teaching?

Students who choose to major in Multidisciplinary Studies can get certified to become a teacher in multiple areas. See what it takes to earn your teacher certification while working towards your degree.

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