2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Educational Studies, BSEd

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 want to obtain a professional teaching license. The program provides candidates insight on the processes of teaching and learning.   

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:

Cumulative GPA of 2.75

Grade of “C” or better in all education content courses

Dispositional Assessment: Candidate Disposition Inventory (CDI) from ED 2650 OR ED 2750

One of the following Reading scores: 

o    ACT Reading score of 22 or better

o    SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 543 or better

o    ETS Praxis Core Reading score of 168 or better

 One of the following Math scores: 

o    ACT Math score of 22 or better

o    SAT Math score of 533 or better

o    ETS Praxis Core Math score of 162 or better

One of the following Writing scores: 

o    ACT Writing score of 6 or better (effective Fall 2021)

o    SAT Essay-Writing Dimension score of 5 or better

o    ETS Praxis Core Writing score of 165 or better

Program/Department Links:

There are no new courses in this program. This program is comprised of existing courses within the B.S.Ed programs of Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education P-5, Middle Childhood, and Intervention Specialist Education. Non-TED requirements are courses that already exists as part of majors/minors/certificates across campus. This program allows students to earn their bachelor’s degree without completing the requirements for teacher licensure, which include student teaching.  

Wright State University CORE: 40.5 Hours

Mathematics: 3 Credit Hours

Global Traditions: 6 Credit Hours

Arts and Humanities: 3 Credit Hours

Social Sciences: 6 Credit Hours

Additional Core Courses: 6 Credit Hours

Young Children Concentration

Youth Studies Concentration

Youth Studies Concentration Content: 30 Credit Hours

Youth Studies Social Studies Concentration: 15 credit hours

Youth Studies Electives: 20.5 Credit Hours

Exceptionalities Concentration

Exceptionalities Concentration Content: 24-28 Credit Hours

Exceptionalities Social Studies Concentration: 12 Credit Hours

Exceptionalities Electives: 16.5-20.5 Credit Hours

Community Studies Concentration

Community Studies Concentration Content: 24-26 Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership: 12 Credit Hours

Youth and Community Engagement: 12 Credit Hours

Community Studies Electives: 24.5-26.5 Credit Hours