2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Educational Studies, BSEd

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Program Description

The Educational Studies degree program is offered at the undergraduate level and provides a Bachelor’s of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) degree for candidates desiring to gain knowledge and experience working with students in grades K-12 and/or community work, but who do not plan to obtain a professional teaching license. The program provides candidates with an insight into the processes of teaching and learning.    

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with the major philosophical and sociological perspectives concerning schooling.
  2. Understand P-12 learner differences and ways to positively engage with P-12 learners.
  3. Explore a variety of pedagogical approaches and their purposes.
  4. Understand a variety of assessment practices.
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with current issues in education.

Admission Requirements

The Educational Studies degree program is designed for students who began the professional education cohort of the Elementary Education, Middle Childhood Education, AYA, or Intervention Specialist (undergraduate) degree programs but are unable to finish the requirements for that degree. There may be a variety of reasons that a student may determine that the Educational Studies degree is a more appropriate path to a degree. 

  • Previous admittance into a TED cohort program (EED, MCE, AYA, IS) 
  • Educational Studies Program BS Ed Admission Application signed by student, current program director, and Educational Studies director.  

For More Information

Wright State University CORE: 38 Hours

Communication: 6 Credit Hours

Students take ENG 1100 Academic Writing and Reading and either ENG 2100 Research Writing and Argumentation or ENG 2110 Research Writing and Argumentation Education

Mathematics: 3 Credit Hours

Any core Math course

Global Traditions: 6 Credit Hours

Choose one: Any core Global Studies course

Choose one: Any core History course

Arts and Humanities: 3 Credit Hours

Any core Arts and Humanities course

Social Sciences: 6 Credit Hours

 Any two core Social Science course from different disciplines

Natural Sciences: 8 Credit Hours

Any two Core Natural Science courses

Additional Core Courses: 6 Credit Hours

Education Focused Courses: 30 Credit Hours

Any ED, EED, EDS courses not used in other core areas.

Content and Related Courses: 24 Credit Hours

Any ED, EED, EDS courses not used in other core areas.

Or other courses as approved by Program Director 

General Electives: 28 Credit Hours


120 Credit hours

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