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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Subject Area Major (SAM) Options


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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


Sociology, Politics and Government, and Communication Courses


Students must take at least one course from each category below with a total of 6-7 courses (18-21 credits), depending on the track/major being pursued.

Note(s):


*Required for Early Childhood Education majors.

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

Montessori Studies


Early Childhood Education


In addition to the MSF courses listed above, early childhood education majors take the following MSP courses:

Elementary Education


In addition to the MSF courses listed above, elementary education majors take the following MSE courses:

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.

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