Requirements for Education Studies

To complete the Minor (BC) or Special Concentration (CC/GS) in Education Studies, students must complete 20-24 points of coursework, listed below. 

Students who have taken EDUC BC 3032 Contemporary Issues in Education by Fall 2016 do not need to enroll in EDUC BC 1510 Educational Foundations for the minor/special concentration.

Note: If you wish to fulfill a requirement with a course not listed below, please fill out the Petition to Count a Course for an Education Requirement.

Education Studies Track Requirements

Educational Foundations
(3 courses: 1 required course
and 2 electives)

EDUC BC 1510 FA/SP Educational Foundations

Educational Elective
(1 course with approval from adviser)

SOCI UN 2420 Race and Place in Urban America
SOCI UN 3302

Sociology of Gender

SOCI UN 3923 Adolescent Society
URBS UN 3420 Intro. to Urban Sociology
ECON BC 3011

Inequality and Poverty

AMST UN 3931, Sec. 001 Equity in American Higher Education
CSER UN 3919 Modes of Inquiry
CSER UN 3928 Colonization/Decolonization
OTHER (See below) (Advanced approval is required for courses not on this list or the website)
C Pedagogical Elective
(1 course)
EDUC BC 3050 SP Science in the City I
EDUC BC 3052 FA Math and the City
EDUC BC 3055 SP Arts & Humanities in the City
EDUC BC 3058 FA Science in the City II

Pedagogical Core
(1 course) 

EDUC BC 2055, Sec. 003 FA/SP Urban School Practicum (taken in the spring semester of your senior year)


Courses that fulfill Requirement B - Educational Elective

Africana Studies (Barnard)
AFRS BC3528 Harlem on My Mind: The Political Economy of Harlem
AFRS BC3020 Harlem Crossroads

American Studies
AMST UN3930 (Sec. 003) Topics in American Studies: Equity in American Higher Education
AMST UN3931 (Sec. 002) Topics in American Studies: Race, Poverty, and American Criminal Justice

ANTH UN3660 Gender, Culture, and Human Rights

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
CSER UN3919 Modes of Inquiry
CSER UN3928 Colonization/Decolonization

ECON BC3011 Inequality and Poverty
ECON GU4438 Economics of Race in the U.S.

History (Barnard)
HIST BC3388 Introduction to History of Science since 1800
HIST BC3408 Emerging Cities: 19th Century Urban History of the Americas and Europe
HIST BC4444 Freedom Dreams: Struggles for Justice in the U.S. and Beyond

Human Rights
HRTS UN3001 Introduction to Human Rights

Political Science
POLS UN3245 Race and Ethnicity In American Politics
POLS BC3254 First Amendment Values
POLS UN3313 American Urban Politics

Psychology (Barnard)
PSYC BC3363 Pedagogy for Higher Education in Psychology

SOCI UN2420 Race and Place in Urban America
SOCI UN3217 Law and Society
SOCI UN3235 Social Movements: Collective Action
SOCI UN3302 Sociology of Gender
SOCI BC3913 Inequalities: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Law and Society
SOCI UN3923 Adolescent Society

Urban Studies (Barnard)
URBS UN3420 Introduction to Urban Sociology

Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies (Barnard)
WMST BC3131 Women and Science