Education Four-Year, Undergraduate Options

The Educational Studies Major: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (B.A.) four-year program is for students interested in becoming teachers in elementary school settings. Graduates will be eligible for certification by the NH Department of Education in elementary education plus English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

A bachelor's degree including a one-semester student-teaching requirement allows students to be recommended for licensure in certain specialized areas. Those areas are

See the Educational Studies Major: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (B.A.) page for the requirements of this program.

For the specialized areas listed on the Description tab (i.e., health and physical education, human development and family studies, math education, music education, theatre and dance education), students must fulfill requirements for the major appropriate for the licensure being sought, in addition to the following core professional courses or their equivalent:

EDUC 500Exploring Teaching4
EDUC 605Educational Perspectives in Critical Times4
EDUC 701Human Development & Learning: Cultural Perspectives4
EDUC 751AInclusive Elementary Education: Literacies and Learning for Diverse Learners4
or EDUC 751B Methods of Inclusive Secondary Education: Literacies, Learning, and Transitions
EDUC 694Courses in Supervised Teaching8

A minimum 2.8 cumulative grade-point average at the time of application to student teaching is required. Students in music, mathematics, and physical education need to apply by March 1st of the junior year and October 15th of the senior year for spring semester to the Department of Education for student teaching. An unofficial transcript and a current resume must accompany the application. Return applications to the Department of Education Office, 203 Morrill Hall or