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Departments & Programs

Department of Education and Special Education

The Department of Education and Special Education provides undergraduate programming in Elementary (N,K-6), Middle School (6-8) and Secondary Education; a five-year program in Special Education awarding graduates both the undergraduate and master's degree; and licensure and Master of Science Degrees in such areas as Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Algebra & Middle School Mathematics, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Elementary & Middle School Mathematics, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Music, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Spanish, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Special Education General Curriculum, Educational Leadership, Counselor Education, Health & Physical Education, Literacy & Culture, School Library Media, and initial licensure programs in Elementary Education PreK-6, Spanish or ESL PreK-12, School Library Media PreK-12, and Special Education General Curriculum PreK-12. The department offers coursework in the following areas:

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

 

Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDS)

The Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders provides both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The program in Social Work provides an undergraduate course of study of unique and personalized instruction accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, leading to the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Program graduates frequently pursue advanced study in graduate schools and may be eligible for admission into advanced standing one-year M.S.W. degree programs.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders program is a pre-professional program that provides academic training in the normal processes of speech, language, hearing, and their associated pathologies and provides the foundation for a master's degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.

The department offers coursework in the following areas:

Undergraduate Programs

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Call Me Mister

The Call Me MISTER program is a highly acclaimed program designed to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background. Program participants are selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.

The Call Me MISTER program is contributing to the talent pool of excellent teachers by identifying and supporting young men who are literally "touching the future" by teaching children. This successful model seeks to reverse the lack of young men who are leaders, role models, and teachers in communities.