Instructional Support

The instructional support specialization is designed for the student who works in or wants to work in an educational support capacity that does not require certification, and who desires to combine select courses from several related disciplines into a cohesive degree. To meet the requirements for the instructional support specialization, students must satisfactorily complete 86 credit hours, including:

Degree Requirements

As part of the General Curriculum Distribution requirements (hours count to fulfill the GCDR but not the specialization):

PSY 200General Psychology

4

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

4

MAT 155Finite Mathematics for Liberal Arts

4

or

MAT 160College Algebra

4

MAT 155: student may also select MAT 160 or higher.

Required in the specialization:

EDU 200Foundations of American Education

4

EDU 210Technology in Education I

2

EDU 212Human Exceptionalities

4

EDU 206Human Development and Learning

4

EDU 209Cross-Cultural Comparative Research: Perspectives in International Education

4

WRI Writing course

4

Art/Aesthetic courses

5

SOC 245Individual and Society

4

One of the following:

SOC 306Racial and Ethnic Relations

4

SOC 313Social Stratification

4

SOC 320Sociology of Gender

4

ENG English courses

8

At least 15 of the above credit hours must be earned at the University.

At least 16 of the above credit hours must be earned in courses at the 300-level or higher.

  • 44 credit hours may be earned through electives of the student’s choosing.