Welcome to the Educational Studies Program! I’m excited about the opportunity to get to know you, and I’m looking forward to a happy and productive academic year.
We are excited that you selected HSSU to prepare you for a diverse and inclusive educational career path. A Bachelor of Science Educational Studies (BSES) degree can prepare you to work for non-profit organizations, government agencies, educational corporations, recreational settings, and as entrepreneurs in a variety of learning environment.
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Once again, welcome to Educational Studies. Let’s work together to make this the best year ever!
Odesa Weatherford-Jacobs, Ph.D.
Bachelor of Science Educational Studes
Educational Studies Coordinator
Odesa Weatherford-Jacobs, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, College of Education
Coordinator, Educational Studies Program
Office: ECEC Room 228
Office Phone: 314-340-5083
EDUCATIONAL STUDIES DEGREE PLAN
Bachelor of Science | 4 Year Degree | CIP:130101
Program Accreditation Agency: N/A
Educational Studies Overview
This program is designed for individuals interested in careers in the field of education, including civic, nonprofit, political, and graduate studies, but who are not necessarily intent on pursuing a classroom teaching career.
This program is designed to address the needs of several populations to include individuals who: • Are interested in serving in educationally related career fields and graduate study;
B.S. Educational Studies
The Educational Studies Program engages students in the investigation of educational theory, policy, research and practice from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. This degree program encourages students to think critically and creatively about the processes of teaching and learning, psychology, human development and progress, and about the place of education in society. Students also study practical applications such as technology in the classroom and curriculum development. The Educational Studies degree program prepares individual to work in the areas of educational research or policy, and to do graduate study in Education or a related field.
The College of Education Educational Studies Program is committed to preparing professional to meet the needs of all learners in an era of rapidly increasing ethnic, racial, and linguistic diversity and technological change. Individuals who earn a degree in Educational Studies may become counselors or school psychologist, work in non-profits and policy agencies, or complete doctorates in education, sociology, anthropology, psychology, English, linguistics, and other fields. Graduates also may find rewarding careers in social sciences, law, educational services, workforce development and training, advocacy, and mediation. Note: This degree does not lead to teacher certification. Individuals with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Educational Studies who become interested in a career as a Pre-K – 12 classroom teacher must meet all State and College of Education requirements.
Interested persons must submit a written admission application to the Dean of the University’s College of Education, during the Fall, Spring or Summer semester preceding admission. This process is generally completed by the 10th of day of each month. Application forms are available online on the College of Education website and by clicking the Educational Studies Application above. NOTE: Normally, students complete the requirements for such admission on, or slightly before, reaching the junior level. Thus, students may apply for admission to an education program during the latter part of their sophomore year if all criteria are met. Students are strongly urged to consult their academic advisor or College of Education faculty advisor to be certain of their academic status and readiness for applying for College of Education admission. To be admitted to Harris-Stowe’s Educational Studies Degree Program, the student must:
The Admission Process
Once all admission requirement documents have been submitted, the applicant will be referred to the College of Education faculty for consideration. The college’s admission committee, on the basis of criteria verification or non-verification, will either recommend full or conditional approval or denial.
Educational Studies Degree Plan
REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE CONFERRAL