Department of Education
The Department of Education provides students with high-quality education that enables them to prepare curricula, design and deliver instruction using state-of-the-art instructional technology, communicate with parents and students, and manage classrooms effectively based on a sound foundational knowledge of human development, learning environments, and cognitive and behavioral models. Our graduates will also develop life-long learning skills and ability to recognize ethical issues within their profession.
- Give students a sound foundational knowledge of human development, learning environments, and cognitive and behavioral models. Equip students with skills to develop curricula, then design and deliver superior instruction using technology.
- Help teacher candidates gain effective communication skills when dealing with parents and students, and manage classrooms more effectively.
- Help students develop life-long learning skills and new recognition of critical ethical issues related to their profession.
For a B.S. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education students are required to complete 120 semester credit hours: 36 credits in general education, 63 credits in core courses (36 credits program core + 27 credits concentration core), and 21 credits in electives (12 credits of which must represent departmental elective courses).
The program offers students pursuing a B.S. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education five concentrations to choose from: Mathematics, Physical Science,Technology Application, Social Studies and English Language Arts.