Educational Studies Major

Educational Studies Major Overview

The educational studies major provides a course of study for students who have a desire to teach outside of the P12 public school system.  This major requires that students complete 51-56 hours of credit.  Students who choose this major may want to have a career in museum education, national parks/outdoor education, community education programs, mission/ministry education, or private institutions.  Students must choose an area of emphasis.  Students completing this major are eligible for the bachelor of science degree.

Students must have a successful criminal background check for participation in field experiences.  This program will NOT lead to an Illinois State Teaching License.

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