The Education Studies Major provides students with knowledge and skills to help apply the liberal studies experience to real-world situations. Examples include museums, science and nature centers, libraries, community programs, local Boys and Girls Clubs, independent schools, and global communities.
In addition to the required courses below, Education Studies majors also complete one of the following approved liberal arts or sciences majors or minors:
Accounting, American Studies, Anthropology/Sociology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts (art, music, theatre), History, Math, Media Studies and Digital Arts, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Statistics.
Accounting, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Art History, Art Studio, Business Administration, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, History, Math, Media Studies and Digital Arts, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Public History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre.
In careful consultation with an Education department advisor a student will take four foundation courses in Education (listed below) and three additional courses from Education or from other departments that enrich his or her specific focus.
Students will culminate the Education Studies major with a field-placed internship (2 course equivalent) and accompanying seminar course in which students will complete a professional portfolio.