School of Education

B.S.E. in Education Studies

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus, in the Kansas City area as an accelerated program, online, and as an extended learning program on select campuses.

The Bachelor of Science in Education - Education Studies program offers the following four areas of emphasis:


This degree requires a minimum of 120 total credit hours to graduate and does NOT lead to teaching certification.
REQUIREMENTS
  • 59-76 hours, 2.75 Cumulative GPA
  • No grade lower than a “C” in education core.
AVAILABILITY
Parkville, 16-Week Online Kansas City, 8-Week Extended

Degree Requirements


Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
YOUNG CHILD EMPHASIS
76
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDE 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
EDC 346 Human Resources in Early Childhood Programs 2
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
Admission to the School of Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354 Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 355 Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood 3
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363 Integrating the Curriculum: PreK 3
EDC 364 Integrating the Curriculum: K-3 3
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDC 373 PreK Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDC 374 K-3 Practicum for Early Childhood Education 2
EDE 378 Science for ECE and Elementary Teachers 2
EDE 380 Literacy for ECE and Elementary Teachers 6
EDE 385 Diagnosis and Remediation for Math Difficulties 3
YOUTH EMPHASIS
67
EDU 107 Career Inquiry in Education 2
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDE 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDE 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
GGH 140 Economic Geography 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
Admission to the School of Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDE 355 Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood 3
EDE 359 Elementary Teaching Strategies with Practicum 5
EDE 360A Practicum 2
EDE 360B Practicum 2
EDE 360C Practicum 2
EDU 367 Assessment in Education 3
EDU 375 Exceptional Children 3
EDE 378 Science for ECE and Elementary Teachers 2
EDE 380 Literacy for ECE and Elementary Teachers 6
EDE 385 Diagnosis and Remediation for Math Difficulties 3
EDE 387 Diagnosis and Remediation for Reading Difficulties 3
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP EMPHASIS
74
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDC 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 341 Ethics and Professionalism in the Classroom 1
EDC 342 Early Childhood Program Management 2
EDC 344 Program Planning and Evaluation in Early Childhood Programs 2
EDC 345 Financial Aspects of Early Childhood Programs 2
EDC 346 Human Resources in Early Childhood Programs 2
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
Admission to the School of Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354A Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 1 1
EDC 354B Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 2 2
EDC 355A Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 1 2
EDC 355B Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 2 1
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363A Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 1 1
EDC 363B Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 2 2
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum 1
EDC 373 PreK Practicum 1
EDC 415 Internship in ECE & Leadership 12
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN EMPHASIS
69
EDU 203 Educational Psychology 3
EDU 207 Technology in Education 3
EDU 210 School as a Social System 3
EDC 220 Child Growth and Development for Early Childhood & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles 3
EDU 310 Issues in Diversity & World Culture 3
EDU 315 Children and Young Adult Literature 3
EDC 325 Education of Exceptional Children 3
EDC 335 Art, Music, & Movement for ECE & Elementary Teachers 3
EDC 340 Language and Literacy Development 3
EDU 342 Early Childhood Program Management 2
SO 302 Study of the Family 3
BI 214 Personal and Community Health 3
Admission to the School of Education is required for enrollment in the following courses.  
EDC 354A Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 1 1
EDC 354B Observation, Assessment & Screening in Early Childhood Education Part 2 2
EDC 355A Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 1 2
EDC 355B Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Education Part 2 1
EDC 357 Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education 3
EDC 362 Infants and Toddlers 3
EDC 363A Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 1 1
EDC 363B Integrating the Curriculum: PreK Part 2 2
EDC 372 Infant and Toddler Practicum 2
EDC 373 PreK Practicum 2
EDC 415 Internship in Early Childhood Teaching 12