Majors, Minors & Certificates


With nearly 25 options among the undergraduate majors, minors and certificates, the College of Education offers you choice in two leading areas of emphasis:

  • Teacher education: early childhood, elementary education, middle level dual and physical education majors, and minors including literacy education and special education. All part of the leading Teacher Education program. 
  • Health and human services: options in community, health, nonprofit and professional careers building from a foundation in the multi-faceted recreation, tourism and nonprofit leadership degree; in addition, the interdisciplinary educational studies minor and environmental resources major. 


Early childhood education teachingMajor, Minor
Early childhood education: Online Transfer Program Major**
Early childhood special education teachingMinor
Educational studies (for non-teaching majors) Minor*
Elementary education teachingMajor
Elementary education teaching: Online Transfer Program (2+2)Major**
Elementary education teaching: Purple Pathway for ParaeducatorsMajor**
Literacy education teachingMinor
Middle level education dualMajor
School and the future of educationCertificate
Social and emotional learningMinor
Social studies elementary teachingMinor
Special education teachingMinor
Special education/instructional strategists (for practicing teachers) Endorsement

** Online



Educational studies (for non-teaching majors) Minor*
Environmental resource managementMajor*
Nonprofit leadershipCertificate
Outdoor recreationCertificate
Recreation, tourism & nonprofit leadershipMajor, Minor
Youth work in religious settingsCertificate*