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Education & Public Service Exploratory Studies Program

Theory and practice is the bond that prepares you for an Education career. Our Education and Public Service curriculum begins with a comprehensive liberal arts education, supported by a foundation of the education history and philosophy of teaching, along with child development and psychology courses.

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  • Explore what your first year will look like below.

  • First Year
     Fall Spring    
    EXPL 101Discovering YouCORE 104Spring CES 
    CORE 103Fall CESCJ ElectiveCriminal Justice Elective
    EDUC 101Foundations of EducationEDUC 150Educational Psychology
    PSYC 101Introduction to PsychologySOC 101General Sociology
    SCWK 203Introduction to Social WelfareRLST 105Franciscan Goals for Today
    BIOL 105Human BiologyCORE 113Becoming You
    WRIT 102Research Writing   
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    Career Outcomes

    Education & Public Service majors often make a career out of helping others. Students learn many useful skills that help teach the next generation. You will learn things that are applied directly to teaching at any grade. These skills can also be applied to other opportunities outside the classroom.  Education and public service majors are strong in communication, leadership, mentoring and teamwork.  These skills provide for multiple career opportunities.

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