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College of Education and Human Development

Education and Human Development Majors

Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education

This degree provides the knowledge and license to teach and help young children in general education and special education classes, as well as in home-based settings. Students will participate in multiple supervised intervention/teaching experiences with a partnered school district, on-campus lab, home, or center.
Elementary Education teachers are uniquely skilled in designing and delivering instruction to engage children in the learning process. The Elementary Education major prepares candidates to provide children with foundational skills necessary to continue learning throughout their lives and empowers young learners to reach their divine potential.
The Special Education program prepares students to work with individuals with special needs from kindergarten through age 21. Teacher candidates will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and application of skills during multiple supervised practicum teaching experiences within partnered schools before beginning their student teaching experience.

Department of Home and Family

Department of Psychology

Develop an interdisciplinary foundation for further psychological inquiry and application as pertaining to all facets of health, and use health psychology principles to improve life and give more meaningful service to others.
The Industrial Organizational Psychology emphasis prepares you to offer support and guidance to corporations and organizations in promoting mental health in the workplace.
Develop a foundation for further psychological inquiry and use the principles of psychology to improve life and give more meaningful service to others.

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Students will learn to engage with individuals, small groups, and communities to serve people who are disadvantaged, disabled, abused, or otherwise limited in their ability to live a fulfilled life.
The Sociology degree provides students with an understanding of our place in the greater puzzle that is the human experience. Students will study how we connect and interact with those around us.