Liberal Studies with Concentration in Educational Studies (B.A.)

  • Program Overview

    Advance your career through leadership, teamwork, and communication.

    Designed for working professionals, this program will help you enhance your current skills and experience and open new opportunities in your field.

    The business management program provides a solid base in the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage organizational needs. You will cover topics in our broad-based curriculum that allows you to explore management, marketing, law, finance, and international business.

    Enjoy small class sizes, an involved and caring faculty, and the abundant resources of Endicott College. Since the program is designed for adult learners, you may be able to translate your previous work and educational experiences into program credits - getting you closer to graduation more quickly.

    BS liberal studies
  • Curriculum

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program students will:

    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the concentration
    • Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of educational studies as delivered through the Baccalaureate Core
    • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the field of education including the areas of historic and current trends, assessment, special needs, psychology and technology
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies, selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Education Electives - 12 cr.
    Core Elective - 3 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    General Education Electives - 12 cr. 
    Open Electives - 36 cr.

    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ED 101 - Introduction to Education
    ED 102 - Curriculum Theory and Instruction
    ED 203 - Introduction to Children with Special Needs
    ED 210 - Integrating Technology into the Classroom
    ED 339 - Classroom Assessment
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    ENG 312 - Literature for Children
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    POL 213 - American Government and Politics
    PSY 200 - Childhood and Adolescent Psychology
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods
    LST 489 - Senior Thesis I
    LST 490 - Senior Thesis II

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits

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  • Internships and Careers

    An education from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.

    Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.

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Contact Us

Dr. Laura Douglass
Academic Dean, Professional Studies
Marcelo Juica
Director, Endicott College Boston