Educational Studies

Description
A concentration in educational studies is designed for students who want to work with children, youth and adults outside of a formal classroom setting. This concentration provides a foundation in the field of education by studying current issues and educational practices for the community setting. This concentration is very versatile and applies to a wide variety of programs and opportunities.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours, including three lower-division credits and twelve upper-division credits. 
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Required Course (choose one) - 3 credit hours

EDT 180 Technology Literacy: Problem Solving using Digital Technology Applications (CS) (3) (Credit is allowed for only EDT 180 or EDT 321)

SPE 222 Orientation to Education of Exceptional Children (SB & C) (3) (Credit is allowed for only SPE 222 or SPE 311)

TEL 111 Exploration of Education (SB) (3)

TEL 208 Literacy in a Changing World (3)

TEL 215 Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development (SB) (3)

Required Service Learning - 3 credit hours

EDU 396 Internship in Non-profit Learning Environments (3)

Overview of Education - 9 credit hours

EDU 301 Why Education? (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

EDU 302  Diversity in Learning Contexts (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

EDU 402 Partnering to Advance Educational Initiatives, L (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, 105, or 107 with C or better; minimum 45 hours)

EDU 484 Internship (1-12)

LSE 303 Human Development: Addressing Learner Capabilities, SB (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

LSE 305 Conceptualizing Learning: Theories in Practice (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

LES 401 Designing Learning Environments for Inclusion, SB (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Tempe, Polytechnic, Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

TEEDSEMPH

College/School

College/School

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐5555
educationadvising@asu.edu

ED 118 - Tempe

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