Educational Leadership - Bachelor of Science

The BS in Educational Leadership (EL) prepares students to work at the bachelor's level in areas such university or community college career services, admissions, financial aid, and advising.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Courses
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics 1,2 3-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 1
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing a Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
Core Courses
ELAD 2340Multicultural Leadership in Education3
ELAD 2210Leadership and Change in Education3
ELAD 342Current Issues In Educational Leadership3
ELAD 440Management of Student Services3
ELAD 450Principles of Education Law and Policy3
ELAD 455Principles of Education Budgeting and Finance3
ELAD 485Elements of Research3
ELAD 499Internship (must be taken twice)6
CEPY 1120GHuman Growth and Behavior3
CEPY 300VHuman Relations Training3
CEPY 451VIntroduction to Counseling3
CEPY 495Psychology, Multiculturalism and Counseling3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 540-43
Total Credits120

A Suggested Plan of Study For Students

This roadmap assumes student  placement into a Mathematics course and ENGL 1110G. The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ELAD 2210 Leadership and Change in Education 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits16-17
Spring
ELAD 2340 Multicultural Leadership in Education 3
CEPY 1120G Human Growth and Behavior 3
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15-17
Second Year
Fall
ELAD 342 Current Issues In Educational Leadership 3
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 4
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Elective Course 2 3
Viewing a Wider World 3 3
 Credits16-17
Spring
ELAD 440 Management of Student Services 3
CEPY 451V Introduction to Counseling 3
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Viewing a Wider World Course 3 3
 Credits15-17
Third Year
Fall
ELAD 450 Principles of Education Law and Policy 3
CEPY 300V Human Relations Training 3
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15-16
Spring
ELAD 455 Principles of Education Budgeting and Finance 3
ELAD 485 Elements of Research 3
General Education Course (Area I-VI or GE Elective) 1 3-4
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15-16
Fourth Year
Fall
ELAD 499 Internship 3
CEPY 495 Psychology, Multiculturalism and Counseling 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15
Spring
ELAD 499 Internship 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 4
 Credits13
 Total Credits120-128