BLA Concentration in Education

The BLA Concentration in Education is primarily designed for students who are considering becoming an elementary teacher, but it will also be of interest and relevance for others who are thinking of working in preschool settings. The education concentration is not appropriate for students who are aspiring to become secondary content area teachers who need a degree in their content area. Contact your advisor for assistance with your decision to select this concentration. Questions may also be directed to

Required Courses (18 credits)

Choose a minimum of 6 courses from the following:

  • EDUC.3710 Educational Psychology
  • EDUC.3730 Teaching and Learning with Technology
  • EDUC.3840 Language, Literacy, and Culture
  • EDUC.3910 Understanding Education
  • EDUC.4010 Exploring Teaching
  • EDUC.4050 Children with Disabilities in the Classroom
  • ENGL.2980 Children’s Literature
  • MATH.1070 Elementary Math for Teaching: Numbers and Operations
  • MATH.2270 Elementary Math for Teaching: Geometry and Measurement
  • PSYC.2600 Child and Adolescent Development
  • xxxx.xxxx Transfer Course Elective or other elective with approval of advisor

Please refer to course listing in undergraduate catalog for a list of Education courses.