A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Education Majors and Programs

  • Adolescence Education (leading to certification to teach grades seven to 12 in a specific content area) 44 hours in the major.
  • Inclusive Childhood Education (leading to certification to teach grades one to six, for general education and the education of students with disabilities) 58 hours in the major; four hours in pre/co-requisites. Students majoring in Inclusive Childhood Education also complete a concentration of 30-32 hours.
  • TESOL (leading to certification to teach English to speakers of other languages in grades PK to 12) 54 hours in the major; plus a 32 hour concentration in Culture, Language, and Linguistics.
  • Art Education (leading to certification to teach visual arts in grades PK-12) 44 hours in the major; 36 hours in content major (Art as a second major).
  • Music Education (leading to certification to teach music in grades PK to 12) varied hours depending upon the track chosen
  • Physical Education (leading to certification to teach physical education in grades PK to 12) 36.5 hours in the major; 11.5 hours in activities; 29 in education; 4 hours in pre/co-requisites.
  • Physical-Health Education (leading to dual certification in physical education and health education in grades PK to 12) 65-68 hours in the major; 24 hours in education.
  • Education Minor (For students who wish to broaden their understanding of the educational process yet are not seeking certification.)