Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Undergraduate

Purpose and Goals

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers a Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education with several concentrations. The undergraduate teacher education programs prepare candidates for positions in public and private schools as well as in other institutional or organizational settings that promote the educational development and well-being of culturally diverse children and youth. the department has established courses and programs that reach into the community and make a difference while simultaneously increasing the number of graduate students in our college. The student selects an academic major/specialization and completes coursework toward eligibility for certification in the following areas:

  • Core Subjects EC-6
  • Core Subjects 4-8
  • English Language Arts and Reading 4-8
  • Mathematics 4-8
  • Science 4-8
  • Social Studies 4-8
  • Special Education EC-12

8-12 Certification programs are available in the subject areas below.  Note, for these certification programs, a degree in the respective major is required.

  • English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
  • History 7-12
  • Life Sciences 7-12
  • Mathematics 7-12
  • Physical Sciences 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12

All Level Certification

  • Health EC-12
  • Human Performance EC-12
  • Music EC-12
  • Special Education EC-12