Welcome to the College of Education Orientation

We are delighted that you are interested in becoming a teacher and look forward to your participation in our college. Below is a short description of each of our majors.

Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies is the major that licenses elementary and middle school teachers for all subjects in those grades. Students majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies must select a teaching level of grades K–6 or 4–8. In order to teach in the 4-8 grade levels a student will choose a highly qualified area from the following list: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

The Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is a teacher preparation program leading to a teaching license in Pre-K to 3rd grade. ECE majors have many opportunities to experience "hands-on" learning in a variety of settings. Students also complete coursework in teaching and assessment strategies, child development, collaboration with families and communities, and developmentally appropriate practice, creating a strong foundation to work with young children and their families.

Special Education
Special Education majors may choose between Modified Program,K–12 (for individuals with mild/moderate disabilities)or Comprehensive Program, K–12 (for individuals with severe/profound disabilities). A minor in Special Education is also available.