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Educational Studies (BS)

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General Education Requirements (45 Hours)

Area I - Written Composition (2 Courses, 6 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  EH 101

  2. 3 hours:  EH 102

Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours:  CA 110

  2. 3 hours from:  EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236

  3. 3 hours from:  ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101

  4. 3 hours from:  AFR 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123ARS 101, CLA 110, DRA 110, EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, EH 236, LG 101, LG 102, LG 111, LG 112, LG 121, LG 122, LG 131, LG 132, LG 141, LG 142, LG 151, LG 152, LG 153, LG 171, LG 172, LG 173, LG 201, LG 202, LG 211, LG 212, LG 213, LG 221, LG 222, LG 231, LG 232, LG 234, LG 241, LG 242, 251, LG 252, LG 271, LG 272, LG 273, LGS 101, LGS 102, LGS 106, LGS 107, LGS 110, LGS 111, LGS 131, LGS 141, LGS 142, LGS 161, LGS 162, LGS 171, LGS 172, LGS 181, LGS 182, LGS 201, LGS 202, LGS 206, LGS 207, LGS 210, LGS 211, LGS 241, LGS 242, LGS 261, LGS 262, LGS 281, LGS 282, MUL 101, PHL 110, PHL 120, PHL 121, PHL 131, PHL 231, PHL 240, REL 100, REL 200, REL 201

Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3 Courses & Labs, 11-14 Hours)

  1. 3-4 hours from:  MA 110, MA 112, MA 113, MA 115, MA 120, MA 125, MA 126, MA 227, MA 237, MA 238

  2. 8-10 hours from:  AN 121 & AN 121L, BLY 101 & BLY 101L or BLY 121 & BLY 121L, BLY 102 & BLY 102L or BLY 122 & BLY 122L, CH 101 & CH 101L, CH 103 & CH 103L, CH 131 & CH 131L, CH 132 & CH 132L, GEO 101 & GEO 101L, GEO 102 & GEO 102L, GY 111 & GY 111L, GY 112 & GY 112L, MAS 134 & MAS 134L, PH 101 & PH 101L, PH 104 & PH 104L, PH 114 & PH 114L, PH 115 & PH 115L, PH 201 & PH 201L, PH 202 & PH 202L

Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1. 3 hours from:  HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136

  2. 9 hours from:  AN 100, AN 101, CA 100, CA 211, CJ 105, ECO 215, ECO 216, GEO 114, GEO 115, GS 101, HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, HY 136, PSC 130, PSY 120, PSY 250, SY 109, SY 112

Area V - History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (4 Courses, 12 Hours)

  1.  3 hours:  KIN 100

  2.  1 hour:  PE activity course

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Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236) or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 135 & HY 136

Major Requirements (51 Hours)

Educational Studies Core (10 Courses, 33 Hours)

  1. 33 hours: EDF 315, EDM 310, EDU 400, EPY 351 or PSY 350, IST 302, IST 320, IST 330, IST 350, IST 494, IST 498

Concentration (6 Courses, 18 Hours)

Concentration Options (choose one)

  1. 18 hours from one of the following:  Art Education, Disability Studies, Language and Literacy or Teaching and Learning areas. 

Art Education: AED 301, AED 440, IST 120, DRA 261, MUE 236, MUE 301, MUE 336, MUE 436, KIN 166

Disability Studies:  EDU 410, EDU 354, EDU 432, EDU 433, EDU 362, EDU 372, IST 210, IST 315, PSY 470, SY 415, SY 428, SY 436, SY 440, SY 445

Language and Literacy:  Any Languages

CA 220, CA 211, EDU 330, EDU 352, EH 372, EDU 451, ELT 325, ELT 330, ELT 345, ELT 358, LG 110, LT 111, RED 334, RED 348

Teaching and learning:  AED 301, CA 200, CA 211, DRA 110, EDF 310, EEC 300, IST 101, IST 201, IST 210, PSY 250, PSY 350, PSY 420, PSY 485, RED 334, RED 348, SHS 290, SY 445

Minor Requirements (18-24 Hours)

Choose one minor from following options: Allied Health Professions, College of Arts and Science, College of Education and Professional Studies, School of Computing, or Mitchell College of Business.


Notes:

* Recommended Course

**Required Course


Additional Information

Electives: Additional credits may be necessary to reach the minimum of 120 hours required for a bachelor’s degree.  Consult with your advisor to verify if additional credits are required.  

educational Studies (BS):  120 Total Hours)

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EH 101 English Composition I 3
Fine Art **Area II, C 3
History **Area IV, A 3
MA 110 or higher **Area III, A 3
Social Science **Area IV, B 3
     
      Total Hours  15

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
CA 110 Public Speaking 3
EH 102 English Composition II 3
History/Social Sceinces Elective **Area IV, B 3
KIN 100 Concepts of Health & Fitness 3
Science + Lab **Area III, B 4
     
      Total Hours 16 

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
Science + Lab **Area III, B 4
Minor See Notes 3
Literature **Area II, b 3
Concentration Art Education, Disability Studies, Language & Literacy or Teaching & Learning 3
Social Science **Area IV, B 3
     
     
     
      Total Hours 16 

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EDM 310 Microcomputing Systems 3
IST 302 Interdisciplinary & Critical Thinking 3
EDF 315 or EDF 325 Education in Diverse Society or Social Issues in Edu:  Global Gender
Literature or Fine Art/Humanities Elective **Area II, D 3
Minor See Notes 3
     
      Total Hours  15

Third Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EPY 351 or PSY 350 Human Growth & Development or Child & Adolescent Development
Concentration Art Education, Disability Studies, Language & Literacy or Teaching & Learning
Minor See Notes  
Minor See Notes 3
IST 350 Advanced Verbal & Written Communication (W) 3
PE 101- PE 157 PE activity course 1
     
      Total Hours  16

Third Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
EDU 400 Education for Exceptional Children & Youth 3
Concerntration Art Education, Disability Studies, Language & Literacy or Teaching & Learning
IST 330 Analytical & Information Literacy (W) 3
Minor See Notes 3
     
     
     
      Total Hours  15

Fourth Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
IST 320 Cultural Competency  3
IST 494 Directed Study-Science Learning II 3
Minor See Notes 3
Concentration Art Education, Disability Studies, Language & Literacy or Teaching & Learning  3
     
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      Total Hours 15 

Fourth Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Description Hours
IST 498 Internship (W) 6
Minor/Elective See Notes 3
Elective See Notes 3
     
     
     
      Total Hours 12 
Notes
*Recommended Course
**See Degree Requirements
Minor (18-24 hours)
Electives:  Additional credits may be necessary to reach the minimum of 120 hours required for a bachelor's degree.  Consult with your advisor to verify if additional credits are needed.
Department of Integrative Studies Staff (251) 460-6263
Chair Dr. Paige Vitulli
Academic Advisor
Diane F. Harvey
Academic Advisor Pamela James
Secretary Vallarie Hernandez

Department of Integrative Studies website
http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/ceps/integrative/index.html

The Department of Integrative Studies (INGS) includes the Educational Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies programs. Faculty are professionals from various backgrounds including business, political science, instructional design, teacher education, interdisciplinary studies, community counseling, educational research, and child development.  

The Educational Studies degree prepares individuals to work with children, adolescents and adults in a wide variety of non-traditional educational settings, such as education departments of museums, zoos, hospitals, places of worship, mental health facilities, non-profit organizations, and more, where teacher certification is not required.

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree is a customizable program which can be taken fully online, offering a BA or BS which builds skills in communication, cultural competency, analytical thinking, leadership, and teamwork. Diversity is valued among learners and emphasis is on the importance of becoming an active leader, effective team member, and engaged global citizen.

The Interdisciplinary Studies (IST) degree is designed to give students a variety of options in earning a Bachelor’s degree tailored to meet their needs and interests.  The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (IST) offers a fully on-line degree.