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Bachelor of Science Programs in Education

  • Birth to Five Early Interventionist Education (BFED)
  • Elementary Education (ELED) (PK-3, 1-5 or 4-8)
  • General Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Human Performance Education (HPED) (K-12)
  • Secondary Education (6-12)
    • English Concentration (SEEN)
    • Family and Consumer Sciences Concentration (SEFC)
    • General Science Concentration (SEGS)
    • Social Studies Concentration (SESS)

  • (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)

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BIOL 105 GER 3
1 BIOL 106 GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 FCED 130   1
1 FCED 135   3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 110 GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 COMD 278   3
2 EDUC 211   3
2 EDUC 250   3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 FCED 232   3
2 HIST 151 GER 3
2 HIST 255 GER 3
2 MATH 210   3
2 MATH 214   3
2 PSYC 206 GER 3
3 EDUC 313   3
3 ENGL Literature Elective   GER 3
3 FCED 239 OCR 6
3 FCED 330   3
3 FCED 333   3
3 FCED 335   3
3 FCED 336   3
3 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
3 GEOG Elective   GER 3
3 Physical Sciences Elective     3
4 EDUC 365   6
4 EDUC 380   3
4 EDUC 382   3
4 EDUC 461   11
4 EDUC 463   1
4 ENGL 366 or 368 GER 3
4 FCED 430   3
4 FCED 437   3
4 FCED 459   2
  TOTAL HOURS     124

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

NOTE: As an alternative to taking the PRAXIS 1 PPST Exam, prospective teachers in Louisiana may use an ACT composite score of 22 or an SAT combined verbal and math score of 1030, effective September 1, 200

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education

PK-3 Certification

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 Biological Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 Biological Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 HIST 150 GER 3
1 HIST 151 GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 110 GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 EDUC 250   3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 EDUC 312   3
2 EDUC 313   3
2 EDUC 339 GER 3
2 ENGL 212 GER 3
2 GEOG Elective   GER 3
2 HIST 256   3
2 MATH 210   3
2 PSYC 206   3
3 EDUC 365   6
3 EDUC 368   3
3 EDUC 374   6
3 EDUC 380   3
3 EDUC 381   3
3 FCED 335   3
3 FCED 333   3
3 ENGL 366 GER 3
3 HIST 371   3
3 PSYC 311 GER 3
4 EDUC 376   6
4 EDUC 382   3
4 EDUC 402   4
4 EDUC 403   2
4 EDUC 456 OCR 11
4 EDUC 463   1
4 FCED 497   4
  TOTAL HOURS     125

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

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1-5 Certification (15ED)

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BIOL Elective   GER 3
1 BIOL Elective   GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 110 GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective     3
1 Physical Sciences Elective     3
2 EDUC 211   3
2 EDUC 250   3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 EDUC 312   3
2 EDUC 313   3
2 EDUC 339 GER 3
2 GEOG Elective   GER 3
2 HIST 151 GER 3
2 MATH 210   3
2 MATH 214   3
2 PSYC 206   3
2 PSYC 311 GER 3
3 EDUC 365   6
3 EDUC 382   3
3 EDUC 392   3
3 EDUC 394   3
3 EDUC 396   3
3 EDUC 402   4
3 ENGL 212 GER 3
3 ENGL 366 GER 3
3 HIST 256   3
3 HIST 371   3
3 MATH 320   3
4 EDUC 376   6
4 EDUC 374   6
4 EDUC 403   2
4 EDUC 487   3
4 EDUC 483  OCR 9
  TOTAL HOURS     127

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

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4-8 Certification (48ED)

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BIOL 105 GER 3
1 BIOL 106 GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 GEOG Elective     3
1 HPED 190   3
1 HPED 270   2
1 HIST 151 GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 110 GER 3
1 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 EDUC 255   3
2 EDUC 312   3
2 EDUC 313   3
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 GOVT 101   3
2 MATH 210   3
2 MATH 214   3
2 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 PSYC 220 GER 3
2 PSYC 311 GER 3
3 EDUC 368   3
3 EDUC 378   6
3 ENGL 212 GER 3
3 ENGL 366 GER 3
3 HIST 255 GER 3
3 HIST 256   3
3 Physical Sciences Elective     3
3 Physical Sciences Elective     3
3 In-Depth Course     3
4 EDUC 366   6
4 EDUC 458   11
4 EDUC 463   1
4 In-Depth Course     3
4 In-Depth Course     3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120

Certification In-Depth Focus Area Courses
Middle School certification requires at least ONE area of focus.

English: ENGL 264 (3), 493 (3), English Elective (3)
Mathematics: 106 (3), 320 (3), 321 (1), Elective (2)
Science: BIOL 301 (3), Elective (3), Natural Science Elective (3)
Social Studies: HIST 150 (3), 371 (3), GEOG 375 (3)

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

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 GOVT 101 or 252   3
1 HIST 150 GER 3
1 HIST 151 GER 3
1 HPED 141   3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 102 or 108 or 110 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 BIOL 114 GER 3
2 EDUC 250   3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 HPED 240   3
2 HPED 246   3
2 HPED 252   3
2 HPED 270   2
2 HPED 280   3
2 HPED 285   3
2 PSYC 212 GER 3
2 BIOL 116 GER 3
3 EDUC 312   3
3 EDUC 313   3
3 EDUC 368   3
3 ENGL 210 GER 3
3 HPED 320   3
3 HPED 325   3
3 HPED 340   3
3 HPED 360   3
3 HPED 375   3
3 PSYC 311 GER 3
4 EDUC 321   3
4 EDUC 463   1
4 EDUC 465 OCR 11
4 ENGL 366 or 368 GER 3
4 HPED 373   3
4 HPED 390   3
4 HPED 412   3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education (6-12)

  • English Concentration (SEEN)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Concentration (SEFC)
  • General Science Concentration (SEGS)
  • Social Studies Concentration (SESS)

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 HIST 150 GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 Concentration Courses See below   12
2 EDUC 250   3
2 EDUC 251 CLR 3
2 ENGL 366 GER 3
2 ENGL 212 or 255 GER 3
2 HIST 256 GER 3
2 PSYC 210 GER 3
2 Concentration Courses See below   12
3 EDUC 312   3
3 EDUC 313   3
3 EDUC 368   3
3 PSYC 311 GER 3
3 Concentration Courses See below   21
4 EDUC 309   3
4 EDUC 321   3
4 EDUC 441   3
4 EDUC 463   1
4 EDUC 465 OCR 11
4 Concentration Courses See below   5-12
  TOTAL HOURS    

120 – 127

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

CERTIFICATION CONCENTRATIONS

Social Studies (SESS): English (SEEN): Family and Consumer Sciences (SEFC): General Science (SEGS):
ECON 255 (3)
GEOG 103 (3)
GEOG 104 (3)
GOVT 101 (3)
GOVT 250 (3)
GOVT 252 (3)
GOVT 391 (3)
HIST 151 (3)
HIST 255 (3)
HIST 371 (3)
HIST Elective (3) World History (300 or above)
HIST Elective (3) European History (300 or above)
HIST Elective (3) American History (300 or above)
Natural Sciences Electives (6) (GER)
Natural Sciences Elective (3) (GER)
SOCI 151 (3)
SOCI 201 (3)
SOCI 204 (3)
Electives (9) (400-level or above)
Electives (8)
ENGL 307 (3)
ENGL 264 (3)
ENGL 315 (3)
ENGL 316 (3)
ENGL 321 (3)
ENGL 322 (3)
ENGL 363 (3)
ENGL 465 or 490 (3)
Natural Science Electives (6) (GER)
Natural Science Elective (3) (GER)
BIOL 105 or 114 (3) (GER)
BIOL 106 or 116 (3) (GER)
DIET 111 (3)
DIET 215 (3)
Electives (2)
FACS 460 (3)
FCED 130 (1)
FCED 223 (3)
FCED 262 (3)
FCED 335 (3)
FCED 344 (3)
FCED 348 (3)
FCED 437 (3)
FCED 446 (3)
FCED 457 (3)
FCED 458 (3)
FCED 459 (2)
Physical Sciences Elective (3) (GER)
BIOL 114 (3) (GER)
BIOL 116 (3) (GER)
BIOL 203 (3)
BIOL 204 (1)
CHEM 105 (3)
CHEM 106 (3)
CHEM 110 (2)
Electives (4)
Electives 300 or above (6)
GEOG 370 (3)
GEOL 101 (3)
GEOL 102 (3)
Natural Sciences Elective (3)
PHSC 103 (3)
PHYS 101 (3) (GER)
PHYS 102 (3)
PHYS 103 (1)

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