The Department of Education encompasses many academic programs
the pursuit of both undergraduate and graduate study. To learn
about each program's requirements, experiential interactions and
visit their respective websites:
- Art Education:
The College works cooperatively with the Art Department in the
of Arts and Sciences to offer a program in Art Education which
both degree and licensure for grades PreK-12.This link will take
a different site (outside of the Department of Education's
- Elementary Education:
The Elementary Education Program prepares teachers for
grades kindergarten through six. The Bachelor of Science in
is awarded upon satisfactory completion of the approved program
includes a planned sequence of professional courses, field
and a full-semester internship experience.
- Middle Level Education:
The organizing theme of the Middle Level Education Program is
"Education for High Achievement and Personal Efficacy".
provides a minimum of four supervised internships whereby
students participate in the most highly successful middle level
programs that are within reasonable commuting distance.
- Music Education:
The College works cooperatively with the Music Department in the
College of Arts and Sciences to offer a program in Music
which leads to both degree and licensure for grades PreK-12.
will take you to a different site (outside of the Department of
Education: The Professional Physical
Education Program qualifies candidates for licensure to teach in
PreK-12. Course work around the program theme, "Moving and
includes a series of courses designed to provide a background to
field of physical education. Specialty courses assist the
the development of physical education program content and
skills important in providing developmentally appropriate
physical education to children and youth in today's schools.
experiences in schools throughout the program aid students in
recognizing the relationship between theory and practice.
receive a solid foundation in exercise science allowing a
of knowledge in physical activity.
- Secondary Education:
The Secondary Education Program prepares teachers to work with
with diverse needs in public school classrooms in grades 7-12.
curriculum includes general education; a major, a minor, or a
broadfield major; a professional education component, and
- Special Education: The
minor in Special Education is for undergraduate students wishing
learn more about and work with students with disabilities and to
an understanding of special education. Students apply to
minor through contacting the Special Education Program in the
Department of Education (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Curriculum and Instruction, MAT:
The Master of Arts in
Teaching program for middle level and secondary teachers is
for those students who aspire to earn both a Master's Degree and
license to teach in public middle or secondary schools.
will prepare for licensure to teach in grades five through nine
seven through twelve in one summer and academic year.
- Curriculum and Instruction,
The Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to
develop expertise in specific educational content
These content areas (concentrations) are developed to provide a
comprehensive background in fields basic to instruction and
development as well as the application of that knowledge to a
specialized field. They include courses aimed at the
and improvement of instructional practices in PreK through 12
instructional roles in human services, and understanding of
theory and the application of curriculum development.
Special Education, MEd: The Early Childhood Special
(ECSE) Program is designed to provide students with the
and skills necessary to work with young children from birth
kindergarten and their families in a range of family-centered,
responsive, inclusionary and developmentally appropriate
Program leads to teacher licensure.
- Special Education, MEd:
This master's program is designed to prepare students to
with families, educators, and other professionals and service
in the development, implementation and evaluation of
programs and supports for learners with disabilities in
school and community settings. The program requires that
appropriate professional experience.