The education department offers intensive and ongoing advising for students within the Education concentration to familiarize them with the requirements of the education concentration, as well as current regulations for teacher licensure.
Assumption students interested in teacher licensure generally apply to the education program during their sophomore year. Education students are required to complete an appropriate major in the liberal arts or sciences and must successfully complete the requirements for a specific education concentration.
Elementary Education Requirements
Subject-specific Elementary/Middle School Requirements (Visual Arts)
Subject-specific Middle School Education Requirements
Subject-specific Middle School/Secondary Education (Visual Arts or Languages)
Subject-specific Secondary Education Requirements
Minor in Education
Education minors take a total of 6 courses (18 credits) in education and related disciplines
There are 4 required courses and 2 elective courses selected in consultation with the Education Program Coordinator and approved by the chairperson of the department.
EDU 201 Schools and Society: An Introduction to American Education
EDU 365 Teaching Students with Special Needs
EDU 220 Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School and PSY 190 Psychology of Development: Infancy and Childhood or EDU 240 Teaching and Learning in Middle/Secondary School and PSY 181 Psychology of Adolescence and Maturity
Electives may include the following education courses:
EDU 265 Effective Classroom Management
EDU 301 Multicultural Education: Approaches and Issues
EDU 330 The Middle School: Concept and Curriculum
EDU 341 Reading and Writing across the Curriculum (5-8, 5-12)
MAT 150 Numbers and Operations for Educators