College of Human Development, Culture, and Media

Curriculum: B.S.E., Secondary Education

Candidates in the program complete a (i) full major from the College of Arts and Sciences; (ii) a full major in education, and (iii) a general liberal arts education sequence. Faculty advisors work with education majors, beginning in the first year, providing guidance about major selection and academic planning.

Candidates in the secondary education program are required to complete three clinical experiences prior to the yearlong senior clinical experience and practice (effective for candidates completing the program in 2017-2018 and beyond). For more details, click here »

University Core

CORE 1000 University Life 1
CORE 1101 Journey of Transformation 3
CORE 2101 Christianity and Culture in Dialogue 3
CORE 3101 Engaging the World (student choice of sections) 3
ENGL 1201 Core English I 3
ENGL 1202 Core English II 3
MATH Any Course (not developmental math) 3
SCIENCE Any Course 3
HISTORY Any Course 3
(Student Choice) Additional course in English, History, Math or Science 3
ART or MUSIC Any Course 3
PSYC 1213 Adolescent Psychology 3
PSYC 1221 Exceptional Child Psychology 3
BMIE 1001 Real World Technologies ** 3

**Majors that have specialized courses related to their fields that relate to the technology core requirement (BMIE) may substitute this course with approval from an advisor.

Secondary Education Sequence

EDST 1501 Education in the United States: Past and Present F
EDST 3510 Culture, Community, and Schools S
EDST 1301 Educational Psychology and Classroom Practice F
EDST 2003 Instructional Theory Into Practice ( With 60 hour clinical experience) S
EDST 3301 Educational Evaluation F
EDST 2501 Philosophy of Education and Curriculum Development ( with 60 hour clinical experience) S
EDST 3700 Integrating Technology into Curriculum F/S
EDST 3513/3524, 3601-5 Subject Methods (With 60 hour clinical experience) F
EDST 4500 Senior Internship Practice and Seminar (Two days per week in fall and full time, in the same setting, in spring semester) F/S

Liberal Arts Major: Every education major must complete a full major from Arts and Sciences or Communication and the Arts. Education advisors will work with students to determine the major that will best meet their interests and address licensure opportunities. Majors from Arts and Sciences are a minimum of 36 credits.

**Note: Social Work is NOT an option for a co-major with education.

For more information, see the  Undergraduate Catalogue.