Studies in Education B.A.

Minimum required credits to graduate with this degree: 121

In addition to the essential studies requirements for the baccalaureate degree, majors in Studies in Education are required to complete the core requirements specified below. They must also complete a certificate, minor, or second major offered by any one of the disciplines of the University with a minimum of 16 SH. Students must also complete 5 SH of Mayville State University’s Institutional and Technology requirements.

Studies in Education majors complete 36 hours of essential studies with a minimum grade of “C” for the following courses: including COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, GEOG 103, MATH 103, PSYC 111. Additional prerequisites include SCNC 101 and SCNC 101L, SCNC 102 and SCNC 102L, and a history course, preferably HIST 103 or HIST 104.

Students are required to earn a “B” in EDUC 250 and EDUC 298 and a “C” in PSYC 255. Students must complete the application process for Teacher Education but do not have to be fully admitted. Beneficial minors would be early childhood or special education.

Students majoring in Studies in Education offer an invaluable service to the teachers in the public school system based on the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that they have developed. This major is primarily for students who want to work in an educational setting. It should be noted that students will not be fully admitted to teacher education and will not qualify for teacher licensure with this degree. Students may return to the University to obtain a BSEd in Education which will include full admission into teacher education, and an additional 30 hours, with student teaching.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Learner & Learning: Students understand diversity in learning and developmental processes and create supportive and safe learning environments for students to thrive.
  • SLO 2: Content: Students understand subject matter deeply and flexibly so they can advance their students’ learning, address misconceptions and apply ideas to everyday life.
  • SLO 3: Instructional Practice: Students will plan instruction, utilize effective instructional strategies and technologies, and continuously assess students for mastery and decision-making purposes.
  • SLO 4: Professional Responsibility: Students will take responsibility for student learning, collaborative relationships, their own professional growth, and the advancement of the profession.

Requirements:

Choose 1 from the following

SPED 330/PSYC 330Behavior Modification and Managment

3

SPED 336/EC 336Social & Emotional Development & Guidance in ECE

3

SPED 388Autism Spectrum Disorders

3

Core Courses:

EC 338/SPED 338Home, School, Community Relations

3

EDUC 250Introduction To Education

2

EDUC 272Educational Technology

1

EDUC 290/PSYC 290Theories of Learning and Management

2

EDUC 298Pre-Professional Field Experience and Skills Development

1

EDUC 317/ENGL 317/LMIS 317Children's Literature

3

EDUC 350/SPED 350Remedial Reading

3

EDUC 380Teaching English Language Learners

1

EDUC 381Human Relations and Cultural Diversity

3

EDUC 390Special Needs in an Inclusive Environment

3

EDUC 497Internship

0.50-12.00

GEOG 300World Region Geography and Anthropology

3

MATH 277Mathematics For Elementary Teachers

3

PSYC 255Child and Adolescent Psychology

3

PSYC 332Applied Psychology

3

SCNC 320Science For Elementary Teachers I

3

Total Credit Hours:48
Students must register for a minimum of 10 credits to complete the final BA Studies Internship EDUC 497.

Block 1 take concurrently:

EDUC 301Strategies In The Elementary School

3

EDUC 318Reading in the Elementary School

3

EDUC 324North Dakota Studies

1

MATH 307Math Strategies in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom

3

SCNC 321Science for Elementary Teachers II

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Core Requirements + Blocks 63 SH
Essential Studies 36 SH
Specialization, Minor, Certificate 16 SH

Total Credit Hours: 120