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Education Major/Educational Studies Concentration (B.A.)

The Educational Studies concentration prepares students for a variety of jobs, including work in day care centers, private schools, and other positions that do not require state licensure. Through required liberal arts courses students gain content knowledge in math, science, children’s literature and history.

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The Educational Studies concentration prepares students for a variety of jobs, including work in day care centers, private schools, and other positions that do not require state licensure. Through required liberal arts courses students gain content knowledge in math, science, children’s literature and history. Education courses focus on curriculum theory and design, special needs, instructional technology, and key concepts and thinkers in the field. Non-licensure students complete a semester-long internship instead of student teaching. The Educational Studies concentration does not require the MTEL and the curriculum is more flexible then the licensure programs. Note: The Educational Studies concentration does not lead to public school licensure or certification.

Learning Objectives

Students will demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the discipline.

Students will communicate effectively in written form following the academic conventions of the discipline. 

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the field of education including the areas of historic and current trends, assessment, special needs, psychology and technology

Students will apply their learning to multiple field experiences in a variety of educational settings.

Internships

Endicott Education students complete two internships during their freshman and sophomore years. Senior year students complete a full semester internship in an educational setting. A Coordinator of Field Placements works individually with all students to secure outstanding field placement sites.

Careers

The educational studies concentration prepares students for a variety of jobs, including work in day care centers, private schools, and other positions that do not require state licensure.
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