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General Studies: Education (B.A.)

Bachelor Degree
Lewis-Clark State College
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Instruction Method
Online
Time to Degree
4 years

About the Program

The General Studies Education major introduces students to the following disciplines: education, literacy, and special education. Students select courses for a broad-based study in the overarching area of education. The major allows for flexibility in course selection and degree design.

Program Requirements

  • Gen Ed Core Requirements complete the following 8 requirements
    26 credits
    Written Communication, complete one option.
    Take ENGL 101 and 102.
    ENGL101 - Writing/Rhetoric I
    3 credits
    ENGL102 - Writing/Rhetoric II
    3 credits
    Take ENGL 109.
    ENGL109 - College Writing & Research
    6 credits
    Oral Communication, complete one course.
    COMM101 - Fundamentals Oral Comm
    3 credits
    COMM203 - Sm Group Communication
    3 credits
    COMM204 - Public Speaking
    3 credits
    Mathematical Ways of Knowing.
    MATH123 - Math in Modern Society
    3 credits
    MATH130 - Finite Mathematics
    4 credits
    MTHPT130 - Finite Mathematics
    3 credits
    MTHPT137 - Math for Technology
    4 credits
    MATH143 - College Algebra
    3 credits
    MATH147 - College Algebra Trig
    5 credits
    MATH153 - Statistical Reasoning
    3 credits
    MTHPT153 - Statistical Reasoning
    3 credits
    MATH170 - Calculus I
    4 credits
    MATH253 - Statistical Methods
    3 credits
    MATH257 - Math Elem Teachers II
    4 credits
    Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing, Choose two courses from two of the three categories (Literature, Arts, Language)
    Take 1 ENGL-Literature course Choose from ENGL 175, 257, 258, or 261.
    ENGL175 - Literature and Ideas
    3 credits
    ENGL257 - World Classics
    3 credits
    ENGL258 - International Literature
    3 credits
    ENGL261 - Mythologies
    3 credits
    Take 1 course in the arts. Choose from ART 100, HUM 101 or 150, MUS 101, 102, 150, 151 or 152, or THEA 101.
    ART100 - Introduction to Art
    3 credits
    HUM101 - Art/Hist Motion Picture
    3 credits
    HUM150 - Intro/Arts
    3 credits
    MUS101 - Survey/Music
    3 credits
    MUS102 - Music in America
    3 credits
    MUS150 - World Music
    3 credits
    MUS151 - History Musical Theater
    3 credits
    MUS152 - Hist Jazz/Pop Music
    3 credits
    THEA101 - Survey/Theater
    3 credits
    Take 1 Language course. Choose from NP 101, or 102, or SPAN 101, or 102.
    NP101 - Nez Perce Lang/Culture
    4 credits
    NP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History
    4 credits
    SPAN101 - Elementary Spanish I
    4 credits
    SPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II
    4 credits
    Scientific Ways of Knowing
    BIOF100 - Intro Bioinformatics
    3 credits
    BIOL100 - Concepts of Biology
    4 credits
    BIOL120 - Plants and People
    4 credits
    BIOL123 - Biology in Film
    3 credits
    BIOL175 - Human Biology
    4 credits
    BIOL227 - Anatomy/Physiology I
    4 credits
    CHEM100 - Concepts of Chemistry
    4 credits
    CHEM105 - Gen Organic/Biochemist
    4 credits
    CHEM111 - Prin/Chemistry I
    4 credits
    CS108 - Intro to Computer Sci
    4 credits
    CITPT108 - Intro to Computer Sci
    4 credits
    FSCI101 - Intro/Forensic Science
    4 credits
    GEOL101 - Physical Geology
    4 credits
    GEOL120 - Intro Earth Systems
    4 credits
    GIS271 - Intro/Geog Info Sci
    4 credits
    ID240 - Integrated Science II
    4 credits
    NS140 - Integrated Science I
    4 credits
    NS150 - Intro/Natural Sciences
    3 credits
    NS174 - Nat Sci Elem Education
    4 credits
    PHYS111 - General Physics I
    4 credits
    PHYS112 - General Physics II
    4 credits
    PHYS171 - Phys Sci Elem Educ
    4 credits
    PHYS205 - Descriptive Astronomy
    4 credits
    PHYS211 - University Physics I
    5 credits
    Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
    ECON201 - Principles of Macro
    3 credits
    ECON202 - Principles of Micro
    3 credits
    HRPT185 - Hum Rel/Organizations
    3 credits
    PSYC101 - Intro/Psychology
    3 credits
    PSYC205 - Lifespan Develop Psyc
    3 credits
    POLS101 - Amer National Government
    3 credits
    POLS237 - International Politics
    3 credits
    SS185 - Hum Rel/Organizations
    3 credits
    SOC102 - Social Problems
    3 credits
    ANTH102 - Cultural Anthropology
    3 credits
    ANTH120 - World Prehistory
    3 credits
    ANTH170 - Intro/Native Amer Studies
    3 credits
    GEOG102 - Intro to Geography
    3 credits
    HIST101 - World History I
    3 credits
    HIST102 - World History II
    3 credits
    HIST111 - US History I
    3 credits
    HIST112 - US History II
    3 credits
    HRPT184 - Diversity/Organization
    3 credits
    POLS285 - Comparative Government
    3 credits
    SS184 - Diversity/Organization
    3 credits
    SOC101 - Intro/Sociology
    3 credits
    Diversity requirement.
    ANTH102 - Cultural Anthropology
    3 credits
    ANTH120 - World Prehistory
    3 credits
    ANTH170 - Intro/Native Amer Studies
    3 credits
    ANTH360 - Race and Ethnicity
    3 credits
    COMM345 - Intercultural Comm
    3 credits
    ENGL258 - International Literature
    3 credits
    ENGL474 - Native Amer Written Lit
    3 credits
    GEOG102 - Intro to Geography
    3 credits
    HIST101 - World History I
    3 credits
    HIST102 - World History II
    3 credits
    HIST111 - US History I
    3 credits
    HIST112 - US History II
    3 credits
    HRPT184 - Diversity/Organization
    3 credits
    KIN220 - Soc/Cult Aspects/Sport
    3 credits
    SS184 - Diversity/Organization
    3 credits
    NP101 - Nez Perce Lang/Culture
    4 credits
    NP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History
    4 credits
    POLS285 - Comparative Government
    3 credits
    SOC101 - Intro/Sociology
    3 credits
    SPAN101 - Elementary Spanish I
    4 credits
    SPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II
    4 credits
    SPAN201 - Intermediate Spanish I
    4 credits
    SPAN202 - Intermediate Spanish II
    4 credits
    ID300C - Ethics and Identity
    3 credits
    Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values Requisite for all Integrative Seminars: Completion of ENGL 102 or 109, and 24 credits of General Education Core courses.
    ID300A - Animals and Society
    3 credits
    ID300B - Art and Censorship
    3 credits
    ID300C - Ethics and Identity
    3 credits
    ID300D - Ethics and Ecology
    3 credits
    ID300E - Ethics and Technology
    3 credits
    ID300F - Gender and Culture
    3 credits
    ID300G - Health Integrative Seminar
    3 credits
    ID300H - Law and Society
    3 credits
    ID300J - Terrorism
    3 credits
    ID300K - Values and Sports
    3 credits
    ID300L - Vietnam
    3 credits
    ID300M - Vulnerable Populations
    3 credits
    ID300N - Wilderness
    3 credits
    ID300P - Diseases and Society
    3 credits
    ID300Q - Econ of Good & Evil
    3 credits
    ID300R - Leadership & Ethics
    3 credits
    ID300S - NW Culture/Hist/Lit
    3 credits
    ID300T - Propaganda
    3 credits
    ID300U - Women in 20th Century
    3 credits
    ID300V - Gandhian Ethics/Values
    3 credits
    ID300W - Food and Agriculture
    3 credits
    ID300X - Civil Rights Movement
    3 credits
    ID301A - Hells Canyon Institute
    3 credits
    SS350 - Ethics:
    3 credits
    HUM350 - Ethics:
    3 credits
  • Gen Studies: Education Major Reqmts complete the following 2 requirements
    63 credits
    General Studies: Education. A minimum of 3 subjects from the Teacher Education Division offerings are required. Since this degree does not lead to teacher certification, the following courses may not be taken: ED 414, 415, 429, 430, 452, 460, or 461, SE 407, 428, 431, or 484.
    Required Education courses Take ED 214, and RE 301.
    ED214 - Prin/Educ-Field Exp
    3 credits
    RE301 - Psycholinguistics/Lit
    3 credits
    Take 57 additional credits, from ED, RE, and SE, with at least one course from each discipline.
    ED413 - Design Online Instruct
    3 credits
    ED454 - Prof Teach Strat 6-12
    3 credits
    ED423 - Tech Strategies, K-12
    2 credits
    ED224 - Educational & Assistive Tech
    3 credits
    ED222 - Beginning Sign Language
    3 credits
    ED399 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 3 credits
    ED290 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED299 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 12 credits
    ED291 - WK:
    1 - 3 credits
    ED292 - ST:
    1 - 3 credits
    ED491A - WK:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED499 - Research Project/Seminar
    1 - 12 credits
    ED492 - ST:
    1 - 3 credits
    ED494 - IN:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED390 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED495 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED490 - DS:
    1 - 14 credits
    ED437 - Methods of Teaching ESL
    3 credits
    ED434 - Field Exp Bilingual/Esl Classr
    3 credits
    ED435 - Cultural Diversity in the Scho
    3 credits
    ED456 - Teaching Secondary Science
    3 credits
    ED436 - Found Teach Bilingual Educ/Esl
    3 credits
    ED449 - Elem & Sec Hlth Methods & Adm
    3 credits
    ED316 - PE for Elementary Schools
    3 credits
    ED330 - Families, Communities & Culture
    3 credits
    ED421 - Sec School Soc Studies Meth
    3 credits
    ED323 - Intro Educational Tech (LWDV)
    3 credits
    ED344 - Elem School Science Methods
    3 credits
    ED460 - Prof Intrnshp/Ed 6-12
    3 - 12 credits
    ED427 - Prof Sem:Iss/Educ I
    1 credit
    ED425 - Methods/Management K-8
    2 credits
    ED426 - Prof Intrnshp/Ed I K-8
    7 - 14 credits
    ED345 - Culturally Relevant Teach
    3 credits
    ED478 - Module C
    3 credits
    ED411 - Dgtl Citizen/Mobile/Remote
    3 credits
    ED394 - IN:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED395 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED225 - TECHS FOR TEACHING K12
    3 credits
    ED392 - ST:
    1 - 3 credits
    ED422 - Inter Sign Language
    3 credits
    ED432 - PACE Seminar
    1 credit
    ED414 - Prof Int Online Teach
    7 credits
    ED295 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    ED415 - Teaching Online
    1 credit
    ED424 - Techs for Teaching K12
    2 credits
    ED310 - Prof Foundations/Educ
    3 credits
    ED250 - Praxis Preparation
    1 credit
    ED477 - Module B
    3 credits
    ED216 - Phys Ed/Elem Teachers
    2 credits
    ED447 - Content Area Methods
    2 credits
    ED452 - Internship Seminar
    1 credit
    ED491 - WK:
    1 - 3 credits
    ED479 - Module D
    3 credits
    ED318 - Assessment/Learning
    3 credits
    ED480 - Module E
    3 credits
    ED430 - Prof Sem:Iss/Educ II
    1 credit
    ED476 - Module A
    3 credits
    ED429 - Prof Intrnshp/Ed II K-8
    7 - 14 credits
    ED445 - Instrc Strat/Clrm Mgmt
    3 credits
    ED461 - Prof Intrnshp/Ed K-12
    3 - 12 credits
    ED214 - Prin/Educ-Field Exp
    3 credits
    ED321 - Educational Psychology
    3 credits
    ED328 - Math Methods K-8
    3 credits
    RE290 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE499 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 12 credits
    RE399 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 12 credits
    RE392 - ST:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE495 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE295 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE291 - WK:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE299 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 12 credits
    RE492 - ST:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE307 - Literacy Leadership
    3 credits
    RE305 - Writ Pro & Assessment K-8 Clrm
    3 credits
    RE335 - Young Adult Literature
    3 credits
    RE319 - Field Exp in Develop. Literacy
    3 credits
    RE325 - Field Experience in Literacy
    3 credits
    RE470 - Idaho Comp Ltrcy Course
    3 credits
    RE422 - Cont Literacy for Sec Students
    3 credits
    RE320 - Comprehensive Literacy
    3 credits
    RE324 - Reading Diagnosis & Interventi
    3 credits
    RE340 - Foundational Literacy
    4 credits
    RE490 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE491 - WK:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE292 - ST:
    1 - 3 credits
    RE390 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    RE303 - Emergent Literacy
    3 credits
    RE301 - Psycholinguistics/Lit
    3 credits
    RE217 - Children's Lit/Storytell
    3 credits
    RE309 - Disciplinary Literacy
    3 credits
    RE342 - Intermediate Literacy
    4 credits
    SE394 - IN:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE399 - Research Assistantships
    1 - 3 credits
    SE492 - ST:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE490 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE491 - WK:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE495 - PR:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE407 - Adaptive Teaching 6-12
    2 credits
    SE310 - Ed of People With Disabilities
    3 credits
    SE390 - DS:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE333 - Individualized Instruction
    3 credits
    SE335 - Spec Ed Field Experience
    1 credit
    SE467 - Phys Ed/Rec for Disabl
    3 credits
    SE431 - Adaptive Teaching II K-8
    1 credit
    SE322 - Inclusion Strat K-12
    3 credits
    SE334 - Individualized Motivation
    3 credits
    SE484 - Special Educ Internship
    6 credits
    SE332 - Individualized Assessment
    3 credits
    SE494 - IN:
    1 - 12 credits
    SE428 - Adaptive Teaching I K-8
    1 credit
    SE342 - Intermediate Literacy
    4 credits
    SE477 - Consult with Parent/Prof
    2 credits
    SE340 - Foundational Literacy
    4 credits
  • Foreign Language Bach Arts complete 1 of the following requirements
    12 credits
    Complete foreign or heritage language, through the 202 level for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Course number 101, the first semester of language, is also required as a pre-requisite and may be used as Diversity or general electives.
    Spanish
    SPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II
    4 credits
    SPAN201 - Intermediate Spanish I
    4 credits
    SPAN202 - Intermediate Spanish II
    4 credits
    Nez Perce
    NP102 - Nez Perce Lang/History
    4 credits
    NP201 - Inter Nez Perce Lang I
    4 credits
    NP202 - Inter Nez Perce Lang II
    4 credits
    Other Foreign or Heritage languages
  • 120 Credits Required for Bachelor's Degree
    120 credits
Grand Total Credits
120

* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.