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Bachelor of Science Programs in Education

  • Birth to Five Early Interventionist Education (BFED)
  • Business Education (BPED) (6-12) (Requires a Secondary Focus Certification)
  • Elementary Education (ELED) (PK-3, 1-5 or 4-8)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCED)
  • General Science Education (GSPE) (6-12)*
  • Health and Physical Education (HPED) (K-12)
  • Mathematics Education (MPED) (6-12) (Requires a Secondary Focus Certification)

*Secondary Science majors must have General Science as their primary certification and a secondary focus from Biology and Environmental Science, Chemistry, or Earth and Space/Environmental Science.

  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Bachelor of Science Degree in Birth to Five/Early Interventionist Education (BFED)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BIOL 105, 106 (GER) 6 COMD 278 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 EDUC 211, 250, 251 (CLR), 252 8
FACS 130 1 FCED 231, 232, 262 or SPCH 101 (OCR) 9
FCED 134, 135 6 HIST 151, 255 (GER) 6
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 MATH 210, 214 6
MATH 101, 110 (GER) 6 SOCI 151 or 204 (GER) 3
Physical Science Elective (GER) 3 35
29
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 313, 317, 369 3 EDUC 365, 380, 382, 405, 461, 463 24
ENGL Literature Elective (GER) 3 ENGL 366 or 368 (GER) 3
FCED 238, 239, 330, 333, 335 16 FACS 459 2
FNAR 105 (GER) 3 FCED 334, 336 430 9
GEOG Elective (GER) 3 38
Physical Sciences Elective 3
31

Total Hours Required for Degree: 133

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education (BPED) (6-12)

(Requires a Secondary Focus Certification)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
Arts Elective (GER) 3 ACCT 205 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 CIS 231 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252 5
HIST 150 (GER) 3 English Literature (200-level
or above (GER)
3
MATH 101, 106 (GER) 6 HIST 256 (GER) 3
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 PSYC 210 (GER) 3
Natural Science Elective (GER) 6 Natural Science Elective (GER) 3
Secondary Focus Elective 3 OIS 101, 200 6
31 Secondary Focus Electives 6
35
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
ACCT 221 3 BSAD Elective (300 level
or above)
3
BSAD 221, 310 6 EDUC 307, 321, 405, 463, 465 18
CMPS 212 3 MNGT 301 3
ECON 255 3 Secondary Focus Elective 3
EDUC 312, 313, 317, 368, 369 9 27
ENGL 366 or 368 (GER) 3
PSYC 311 (GER) 3
Secondary Focus Elective 3
33

Total Hours Required for Degree: 126

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education

PK-3 Certification

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BIOL 105, 108 (GER) 7 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252, 312, 317 11
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 DIET 211 3
FNAR 105 (GER) 3 ENGL 212 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 GEOG elective (GER) 3
HIST 150 (GER) 3 HIST 151 (GER), 256 6
MATH 101, 110 (GER) 6 MATH 210 3
PHSC Elective 3 PSYC 206 (GER) 3
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 32
32
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 365, 368, 369,
374, 380, 381
21 EDUC 376, 382, 402, 403, 405, 441, 456, 463 30
EDUC 339 3 FACS 497 4
FCED 335 3 34
ENGL 366 (GER) 3
HIST 371 3
PSYC 311 (GER) 3
36

Total Hours Required for Degree: 134

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1-5 Certification (15ED)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BIOL 105, 108 (GER) 7 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252, 312, 313, 317 11
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 FNAR 105 (GER) 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 GEOG elective (GER) 3
HIST 150 (GER) 3 HIST 151 (GER) 3
MATH 101, 110 (GER) 6 MATH 210, 214 6
Physical Sciences Electives (GER) 9 PSYC 206, 311 (GER) 6
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 32
35
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 365, 368, 369, 402 13 EDUC 374, 376, 403, 405, 441, 457, 463 29
ENGL 212, 366 (GER) 6 29
GOVT 101 3
HPED 270 3
MATH 320 3
HIST 256, 371 6
33

Total Hours Required for Degree: 129

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4-8 Certification (48ED)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BIOL 105, 108 (GER) 7 EDUC 251 (CLR), 252,
255, 312, 313, 317
11
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 FNAR 105 (GER) 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 GOVT 101 3
GEOG Elective 3 MATH 210, 214 6
HPED 190, 270 5 PHSC 101 (GER) 3
HIST 151 (GER) 3 PSYC 220, 311 (GER) 6
MATH 101, 110 (GER) 6 32
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3
34
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 368, 369, 378 9 EDUC 366, 405, 441, 458, 463 21
ENGL 212, 366 (GER) 6 In-Depth Courses 4-10
HIST 255, 256 6 25-31
PHSC 102, 103 6
In-Depth Courses 6
33

Total Hours Required for Degree: 124-130

NOTES: Candidates must choose two in-depth areas from English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies. Additional courses needed for in-depth areas.

English: ENGL 264 (3), 493 (3), English Elective (3)
Mathematics: 106 (3), 320 (3), 321 (1)
Science: BIOL 301 (3)
Social Studies: HIST 150 (3), 371 (3), GEOG 375 (3)

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Bachelor of Science Degree in  Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCED)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BIOL 105, 106 or 114, 116 (GER) 6 ARTS  Elective (GER) 3
DIET 111 3 DIET 215 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252, 312, 317 8
FACS 130 1 ENGL Literature Elective and ENGL 366 or 368 6
FCED 223 3 FACS 332 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 FCED 231 (OCR), 262 6
HIST 150 (GER) 3 Physical Sciences Elective (GER) 3
HPED Elective 2 PSYC 210, 311 6
MATH 101 and MATH Elective (GER) 6 38
31
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
DIET 264 3 EDUC 405, 463, 465 12
EDUC 313, 321, 368, 369 9 FACS  458, 460 6
FCED 334. 344. 348. 352 12 FCED 446, 457, 459 8
HIST 256 (GER) 3 26
HPED Elective 2
29

Total Hours Required for Degree: 124

Bachelor of Science Degree in General Science Education (GSPE) (6-12)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem. Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
Arts Elective (GER) 3 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252 5
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 English Literature (200-level or
above) (GER)
3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 HIST 256 (GER) 3
HIST 150 (GER) 3 PSYC 210 (GER) 3
MATH 101 (GER) 3 BIOL 203, 204 4
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 CHEM 105 (GER), 106 6
BIOL 155 (GER), 156 (GER) 8 MATH 102 3
GEOL 101, 102 6 PHSC 103 3
33 PHYS 101, 102, 103 9
39
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 312, 313, 317, 368, 369 9 EDUC 321, 405, 463, 465 15
PSYC 311 (GER) 3 Secondary Focus Electives* 14-16
CHEM 110 3 29-31
EDUC 319 3
ENGL 368 3
GEOG 370 3
Secondary Focus Electives 14-16
38-40

Total Hours Required for Degree: 134-137

Secondary Science major must have General Science as their primary certification and a secondary focus from Biology and Environmental Science, Chemistry, or Earth and Space/Environmental Science.

SECONDARY AREAS OF CERTIFICATION

Biology and Environmental Science Secondary Focus: Chemistry Secondary Focus Earth and Space Science and Environmental Secondary Focus
BIOL 203
BIOL 204
BIOL 301
BIOL 320
BIOL 326
BIOL 370
BIOL 471
CHEM 221
CHEM 222
CHEM 226
CHEM 221
CHEM 222
CHEM 226
CHEM Elective
CHEM 300
CHEM 302
CHEM 481
Electives (6 hrs. 300-level or above)
BIOL 301
BIOL 370
BIOL 471
CHEM 221
CHEM 481
GEOG 370
GEOL 300
GEOL 370
Elective (300-level or above)

Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Performance Education (HPED) (K-12)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
GEOL 101 (GER) 3 FNAR 105 (GER) 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 BIOL 114 (GER) 3
GOVT 101 or 252 3 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252 5
HIST 150, 151 (GER) 6 HPED  240 or 246, 252, 270, 280, 285 16
HPED 141 3 PSYC 212 (GER) 3
MATH 101, 102 OR 108 or 110 (GER) 6 GEOL 102 (GER) 3
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 33
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1
31
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 312, 313, 317, 368, 369 9 EDUC 321, 405, 441, 463, 465 18
ENGL 210 (GER) 3 ENGL 366 or 368 (GER) 3
HPED 320, 325, 340, 360, 373, 375 18 HPED 390, 460 6
PSYC 311 (GER) 3 HPED 411 or 412 or 492 3
33 30

Total Hours Required for Degree: 127

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics Education (MPED) (6-12)

(Requires a Secondary Focus Certification)

FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
Arts Elective (GER) 3 EDUC 250, 251 (CLR), 252 5
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 English Literature (200-level
or above) (GER)
3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 HIST 256 (GER) 3
HIST 150 (GER) 3 MATH 166, 265, 355, 358 14
MATH 101, 102 (GER), 165 11 Natural Science Elective (GER) 3
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 PSYC 210 (GER) 3
Natural Science Electives (GER) 6 Secondary Focus Elective 3
33 34
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
EDUC 312, 313, 317, 368, 369 9 EDUC 318, 321, 405, 441, 463, 465 21
ENGL 368 3 MATH 423, 465 6
MATH 360, 401, 402 9 Secondary Focus Electives 6
PSYC 311 (GER) 3 33
Secondary Focus Electives 10
34

Total Hours Required for Degree: 134

SECONDARY AREAS OF CERTIFICATION

Computer Science: English: French: Journalism:
Math Pathway:
CMPS 130
CMPS 135
CMPS 221
CMPS 312
CMPS electives (9 hours)
Business Pathway
CMPS 130
CMPS 135
CMPS 221
CMPS 312
CIS Electives (9 hours )
ENGL 101
ENGL 102
ENGL 264
ENGL 366
ENGL 305 or 306
ENGL 315 or 316
Am. Lit. course
ENGL 491
FREN 101
FREN 102
FREN 201
FREN 202
FREN 303
FREN 304
FREN 305
FREN 306
MACO 101
MACO 251
MACO 252
MACO 261
MACO 322
MACO 326
MACO 380
Mathematics: Biology: Chemistry: Earth & Space Science:
MATH 101
MATH 102
MATH 165
MATH 166
MATH 265
MATH 355
MATH 358
MATH 360
MATH 423
BIOL 155
BIOL 156
BIOL 203
BIOL 204
BIOL 301
BIOL 320
BIOL 471
CHEM 105
CHEM 106
CHEM 110
CHEM 105
CHEM 106
CHEM 110
CHEM 221
CHEM 222
CHEM 226
CHEM Elective
CHEM 300
CHEM 302
CHEM 481
ASTR 101
CHEM 105
CHEM 106
CHEM 110
GEOG 370
GEOL 101
GEOL 102
GEOL 300
GEOL 370
PHSC 103
Environmental
Science:
Spanish: Speech: Social Studies:
BIOL 155
BIOL 156
BIOL 301
BIOL 471
CHEM 105
CHEM 106
CHEM 110
CHEM 221
CHEM 481
GEOL 101
GEOL 300
GEOL 370
SPAN 101
SPAN 102
SPAN 201
SPAN 202
SPAN 303
SPAN 401
SPAN 6 hours (300-level or above)
SPCH 101
SPCH 133
SPCH 134
SPCH 135
SPCH 201
SPCH 217
SPCH 302
SPCH 6 hours (300-level or above)
ECON 255
HIST 150
HIST 151
HIST 255
HIST 256
GEOG 103
GEOG ELECTIVE (300-level or above)
GOVT 101
GOVT ELECTIVE (300-level or above)
SOCI 151

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