Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Subject Area Major (SAM) Options

Subject-Area Major Options

Required Credits: 39

Candidates in early childhood education, elementary education, and the integrated elementary education/special education dual program must choose behavioral studies or any other major offered by the University of Hartford outside of the Education department to fulfill the State of Connecticut subject-area major requirement.

Students choosing a subject-area major in the College of Arts and Sciences must declare that major, obtain an advisor in the appropriate department, and follow all requirements for that major as set forth in the appropriate sections of this Catalog. Students who declare a subject-area major in the College of Arts and Sciences must have two advisors-one in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions’ Department of Education and a second in the appropriate discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Behavioral Studies Interdisciplinary Major

Core: Psychology (18 credits)

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education and Integrated Elementary/Special Education

Students must take one course in each area and a total of seven (21 credits) from the following courses:


*Required for Early Childhood Education majors.

**POL 110  is a prerequisite for many of the politics courses.

Montessori Studies

Psychology Courses

Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits of Psychology coursework. Courses need to be selected in consultation with an academic advisor.

Supporting Courses

Students must take a minimum of two courses.