The B.S. program in Selected Studies in Education lets student explore issues and careers related to schooling, diversity, teaching, human services, technology, inclusion, physical activity, and more.
This program in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education is the most flexible major in the School of Education, letting students tailor their classes and field experiences to personal and professional interests. Students take a minimum of 120 credits and may choose one of five focus areas:
My interest is in working in higher education student affairs. I have been a part of opportunity outreach programs since the 6th grade, so I have a tremendous love and appreciation for them. I believe that people can be successful and continue with their education if only they are given the proper opportunities and motivation.”
– Michelle ‘18
You will receive advising support, career services, and one-on-one mentoring from the School of Education and other departments at Syracuse University, developing your professional portfolio and identity with faculty who are leaders and experts in their fields.
Graduates work in a wide range of roles across educational and community contexts, including:
As a student in the Selected Studies program, you may choose one of five focus areas:
You’ll work closely with your advisor to design a personal degree plan based on your interests and professional goals. Students will likely complete core education courses, a common liberal arts core, a major or minor in a liberal arts area, and several research methods courses.
Your first semester will likely include education and focus area classes, writing, math, and science. More information on academic requirements available in the Syracuse University Course Catalog.