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
- Health and Physical Education Major (B.S.)
- Human Development and Family Studies Major (B.S.) - Child Development/Early Childhood Education
- Mathematics Education Major: Secondary Option (B.S.)
- Mathematics Education Major: Elementary/Middle School Education K-8 Option (B.S.)
- Music Education Major (B.M.)
- Theatre Major: Secondary Theatre Education Option (B.A.)
- Theatre Major: Dance Option (B.A.)
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 500||Exploring Teaching||4|
|EDUC 605||Educational Perspectives in Critical Times||4|
|EDUC 701||Human Development & Learning: Cultural Perspectives||4|
|EDUC 751A||Inclusive Elementary Education: Literacies and Learning for Diverse Learners||4|
|or EDUC 751B||Methods of Inclusive Secondary Education: Literacies, Learning, and Transitions|
|EDUC 694||Courses in Supervised Teaching||8|
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 Education.Department@unh.edu.