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Education Pathway

To those who want to shape, influence and educate the next generation, the future of education isn’t virtual or online. It’s you.

Students in this pathway want to build stronger classrooms, counsel the community and develop new learning tools and techniques.

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Art Education English Mathematics Public Health
Art History Geography Middle Level Education Social Work
Early Childhood Education Global Studies Music Education Sociology
Elementary Education History Physical Education  

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Learn more about resources and opportunities.

Start gaining valuable major-related experience through these student organizations.

  • National Art Education Association Student Chapter
  • Student Personnel Association
  • Waverly After School Program
  • Cocky’s Reading Express
  • Academic Team
  • Teaching Fellows Association
  • Dream Outside the Box

Customize your schedule with classes that allow you to explore your interests.

  • Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Arts
  • Art of Children
  • Nature and Management of Elementary Classrooms
  • Peoples, Places and Environments
  • Musical Acoustics
  • Creative Writing
  • Observational Analysis of Sports Techniques and Tactics
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Drama
  • Learners and the Diversity of Learning
  • Incorporating New Media in Art Education
  • Introduction to Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
  • Human Sexuality Education
  • Sex and Gender
  • Sociology of Deviant Behavior

Here are some of the work experiences students have outside of the classroom.

Gamecock EdQuarters: Gamecock EdQuarters houses Clinical Experience Coordinators who collaborate with partner districts to place candidates in our teacher preparation programs for practicums and internships.

Bilingualism Matters: Information center headquartered at the University of Edinburgh and branches in Europe and the United States that aims to disseminate research findings in ways that promote communication and collaboration among families, schools and the public sector.

Museum of Education: An experimental research project within the College of Education, the Museum of Education seeks to preserve, transmit, rectify and expand our understanding of educational life in South Carolina and the United States.

Yvonne and Schuyler Moore Child Development Research Center: A multidisciplinary group of faculty members and research personnel, this center works to inform early childhood educators on the nature and support necessary for children’s growth and development. Research focuses on how to effectively support children and families through the work of early childhood practitioners and policymakers and the needs of children at risk for school failure.

Young Artist's Workshop: Through this volunteer program, students enrich the community by implementing what they're learning in the classroom to teach art to local youths. 


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Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.