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Sara Levy, associate professor and chair in the Department of Education, said the department started exploring the possibility of an Education Studies major in Fall 2020 after several Education Studies minor students said they wanted to take more education courses.

Education department launches degree in Education Studies

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
The Ithaca College Department of Education will launch a new Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies degree in Fall 2023. 
Under the approved changes, students seeking a teaching career in one of the discontinued education majors will major in their respective content area at the undergraduate level and minor in education studies

Education studies majors to be restructured amid cuts

By Chris Tolve, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021
Thirteen undergraduate teacher education majors at Ithaca College will be discontinued but most will be substituted with equivalent graduate programs.
Several faculty in the Department of Education contributed to the creation of the education studies minor, which integrates anthropology, philosophy, politics, psychology, sociology and women’s and gender studies.

Ithaca College creates education studies minor with two tracks

By Meredith Husar, Staff Writer November 25, 2015
Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences has announced that it will now offer an education studies minor.
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