Major Essay

When declaring a major in Educational Studies, students must complete an essay in which they address each of the questions in their respective track. The essay should be at least two paragraphs, with one paragraph dedicated to each question.

 

Teaching and Learning Track

  • What are the most important things for teachers and school personnel to be knowledgeable about in order to ensure the success of all of their students? 
  • How will your work in this major equip you with this knowledge and experience?

 

Community and Social Change Track

  • What roles can programs and activities for youth, outside of schools, play in creating a more democratic, participatory, humanizing society? 
  • How will your work in this major equip you with this knowledge and experience?

 

Educational Policy Track

  • How can educational policy create more opportunities for more students to be successful learners within and beyond their experience(s) in schools?
  • How will your work in this major equip you with this knowledge and experience?

 

Students will electronically submit the final, advisor approved, version of the essay as a Word document by emailing it to Major_E.ymfk84k3izod0rl9@u.box.com so that it can be archived. The file name for the essay should be as follows: student’s last name, student’s first name, and graduation year.

 

 

NOTE: Application to the Rhodes Teacher Licensure Program is a separate application process. For information regarding admission in the licensure program, see https://www.rhodes.edu/departments/education/licensure-teach.