Educational Studies Dual Major
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The Educational Studies Dual Undergraduate major provides an opportunity for students to broaden their disciplinary education through focused exploration and application of educational studies, acknowledging the inherent educational aspect of many professions that communicate information and work for social change at any scale. The Dual Major in Educational Studies emphasizes experiential learning in transdisciplinary learning communities, research with faculty, corporate and K-12 engagement, and community service. The dual major does NOT lead to a teaching certification.
The Dual Major in Educational Studies requires (32 credits) each completed with a C+ or better. Any Education course to be applied for a future teacher licensure requirement must be completed with a grade of B- or better. The dual major cannot be declared until after a first major has been declared and students must have a UNH undergraduate GPA of a 2.50 or better at the time of declaring. The required minimum overall GPA in major coursework is 2.50.
Introduction to Educational Studies (in development)
|Explorations in Learning and Teaching||4|
|Choose one (1) 500-level exploration and applied experience course:|
|Education, Poverty, and Development|
|Choose two (2) core courses emphasizing interdisciplinary grounding in education and learning (All 700 level Ed courses are open to only Juniors and Seniors):|
|Educational Structure and Change|
|Human Development and Learning: Educational Psychology|
|Contemporary Educational Perspectives|
|Choose three (3) elective courses, providing students with opportunities for focused inquiry in educational studies. Students may either emphasize a single cluster or take elective coursework in more than one cluster below:|
|Instructional Methods in Schools|
|Classroom Management: Creating Positive Learning Environments|
|Teaching Elementary School Science|
|Teaching Elementary Social Studies|
|Introduction to Reading in the Elementary School|
|Exploring Mathematics with Young Children|
|Math with Technology in Early Education|
|Language and Literacy|
|Literacy Tutoring at the Elementary School Level|
|Language and Linguistic Diversity in Schools|
|Teaching Multilingual Learners|
|Mentoring Adolescents with Disabilities in the Transition to Work|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Elementary|
|Educating Exceptional Learners: Secondary|
|Supporting Families of Individuals with Exceptionalities|
|Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs|
|Inclusive Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs|
|Critical and Diverse Perspectives|
|Be the Change You Want to See: Active Citizenship in a Multicultural World|
|Education, Poverty, and Development|
|Anthropological Thinking on Education|
|Critical Social Justice in and Beyond Education|
|Law and Educational Policy|
|Students, Teachers, and the Law|
Candidates for a degree must satisfy all of the University Discovery Program requirements in addition to satisfying the requirements of each individual major program. Bachelor of arts candidates must also satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement.
Students who are interested in a dual major in Educational Studies will need to file an Intent to Dual Major Form. The form is available from the program website at cola.unh.edu/education. Program offices are located Morrill Hall room 203BA and room 209 and are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Professor Paula Salvio at email@example.com or Cindy Glidden at firstname.lastname@example.org.