Our Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies and Community Leadership is an interdisciplinary program. Students seeking jobs in non-school settings benefit from portions of the essential knowledge and skills associated with the field of education. The Educational Studies major has been specifically designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the learning and teaching process, yet seek careers in non-school settings.
NOTE: This degree does not lead to a teaching certificate.
To be admitted to this 60-credit program, you need:
Graduates of the Educational Studies and Community Leadership degree program prepare to work in:
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2018 (550)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2018 (550), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Dr. Kimberly Hartman, Dean, (727) 712-5890
Our Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies and Community Leadership is an interdisciplinary program. Students seeking jobs in non-school settings benefit from portions of the essential knowledge and skills associated with the field of education. The Educational Studies and Community Leadership major has been specifically designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the learning and teaching process, yet seek careers in non-school settings.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
1101399991: EDUCATIONAL STUDIES (BS)
Federal CIP Code
13.9999: Education, Other.
Job Related Opportunities
- Admission to the College of Education: Educational Studies and Community Leadership
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Students pursuing an A.A. degree in Education from St. Petersburg College should consult the Education A.A. portion of the catalog for General Education Requirements. For questions regarding admissions, please consult with the Dean of College of Education.
These are the pre-reqs for the IDS and Early Childhood Education tracks only. Educational Interpreting track has its own, separate pre-reqs.
A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for graduation.
Important notice to current Baccalaureate students: To view a list of the classes you need to take before you can graduate, login to MySPC and choose My Learning Plan. Contact your academic advisor with any questions.
*NOTE: State Mandated Prerequisite course EDF 1005 is under review for removal by the Florida Department of Education. Decision pending June 2018.
STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITESEducational Prerequisites*
AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR CORE COURSESComplete 26 credits
Select ONE of the following Subplans
SUBPLANSelect ONE subplan from below (Complete 34 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESInterdisciplinary Studies (IDS) (Complete 34 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESEarly Childhood Education (PREEDU) (Complete 34 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESEducational Interpreting (SLIP) (Complete 34 credits)
1 Pending SCNS approval
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