COEHS Majors + Minors

Options for your future

Explore your passions and choose a career that will be personally fulfilling and meaningful. College of Education and Human Sciences majors prepare you to help people learn, expand their potential and improve their lives. While some of you know exactly what field you want to work in, we understand that many of you are undecided. This is a great time to explore all of the options and see what fits your interests and passions, and what will ensure a great start to your career.

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The departments in the College of Education and Human Sciences have developed information sheets outlining four year time-to-degree requirements and recommendations for the academic programs listed below. To access this information, click on your academic program of interest.

A detailed description of each major and minor program can be found in the university's catalogue. See the Registrar's website for information from your catalogue year.

Education Majors

Elementary Education (grades 1-8): Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (minor required)
Secondary Education (grades 5-12): Early Adolescence through Adolescence
English
Mathematics
Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Science (Geology)
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Physics-Mathematics

Social Studies 

  • Broadfield Social Studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Political Science

Special Subjects (grades K-12): Early Childhood through Adolescence

Latin American Studies and Spanish
Music - Instrumental/General
Music - Choral/General
Physical Education and Adaptive Physical Education
TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Certification
Theatre Arts
World Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Special Education

Unified Early Childhood

  • Dual Certification in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education

Learning Disabilities and Elementary Education

  • Dual Certification in Special Education and Elementary Education

Learning Disabilities and Cognitive Disabilities
Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities Certification

Human Sciences Majors

Athletic Training
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Kinesiology - Human Performance
Kinesiology - Movement Studies
Kinesiology - Sport Pedagogy
Social Work

Education Minors

Elementary Education (grades 1-8): Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (minor required)

  • French
  • General Science
  • German
  • Language Arts
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Certification
  • Theatre Arts

Secondary Education (grades 5-12): Early Adolescence through Adolescence

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Coaching
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • History
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Certification
  • Theatre Arts

Special Subjects (grades K-12): Early Childhood through Adolescence

  • Adaptive Physical Education (with Kinesiology major)
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Certification

Kinesiology Minors

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Kinesiology
  • Science of Coaching

American Sign Language
Child Welfare
Cognitive Behavioral Disabilities
Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
Gerontology

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