Programs of Study

Elementary-Secondary Programs

A student must apply for admission to the program in the Department of Education Chair’s office. Normally, this is accomplished in the sophomore year concurrently with enrollment in Foundations of Education. A student is permitted to take professional education and methods courses including elementary specialized courses only after being admitted to the Department of Education. Transfer students may request a one-semester temporary permit to enroll in restricted courses provided they have at least a 2.50 overall grade point average.

  • B.A.Ed. Art Education
  • B.S.Ed. Health and Physical Education
  • B.M.Ed. Music Education
    • Instrumental/General Music
    • Vocal/General Music
  • B.S.Ed. Special Education

Elementary Programs

A student must apply for admission to the program in the Department of Education Chair’s office. Normally, this is accomplished in the sophomore year concurrently with enrollment in Foundations of Education. A student is permitted to take professional education and methods courses including elementary specialized courses only after being admitted to the Department of Education. Transfer students may request a one-semester temporary permit to enroll in restricted courses provided they have at least a 2.50 overall grade point average.

  • B.S.Ed. Elementary Education
  • B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education

Secondary Education

When a student chooses Secondary Education as a major, the student is preparing to teach in one of the secondary levels designated as middle, junior, and senior high schools. This preparation includes the general education, the major specialization professional education, and psychology components. On the secondary school level, teachers can expect to work with students ranging from grades 6 to 12 and often ages from 12 to 20. The students in these age groups are making many decisions that will influence future success or failure. Therefore, the secondary education teacher’s responsibility is great and varied.

  • B.A.Ed. English Education
  • B.A.Ed. History Education
  • B.S.Ed. Mathematics Education
  • B.S.Ed. Natural Science Education
    • Biology Concentration
    • Chemistry Concentration
    • General Concentration
    • Physics Concentration

Master of Education

NOTE: Page numbers are indicated for each degree plan located in the graduate catalog.

  • Art (Page 25)
  • Biomedical Science & Microbiology (Page 26)
  • Education (Page 31)
  • Early Childhood Education (Page 34)
  • Education Administration (Pages 35-36)
  • Elementary Education (Page 37)
  • Health & Physical Education (Pages 38-39)
  • Instructional Coaching (Page 42)
  • Mathematics (Pages 50-51)
  • Natural Sciences (Page 57)
  • Parks & Recreation Management (Pages 60-61)
  • Reading Specialist (Page 62)
  • School Counseling (Pages 63-64)
  • School Psychometry (Pages 65-67)
  • Social Sciences (Pages 68-70)
  • Special Education (Page 71)
  • Sports Management (Pages 74-75)
  • Course Descriptions
    • College of Arts & Sciences (Pages 76-89)
    • College of Professional & Graduate Studies (Pages 90-104)