Description:Early childhood education consists of activities and experiences that are intended to effect developmental changes in children prior to their entry into elementary school.
Career Options/OpportunitiesStudents chose early childhood education because they want to nurture and teach young children in child care centers, nursery schools, preschools, private households and before-and-after school programs.
Description:Students choose Elementary Education because they wish to teach students in the elementary grades, which usually includes kindergarten through sixth grade. Elementary teachers prepare lesson plans and instruct children. They also evaluate and monitor student's performance. Throughout their careers they continually learn new methods to improve their teaching practices and procedures.
Career Options/OpportunitiesStudents chose elementary education because they want to teacher children in kindergarten through sixth grade in a public, private, or parochial school.
Description:The Department of History is a community of scholars who seek to understand the past and strive to introduce students to the process of historical thinking.
Description:Political Science is the study of governments, political processes, public policies, political systems and behavior. It is the study that seeks practical and theoretical solutions to political problems. It examines the development and function of governments along with the behaviors of leaders.
Career Options/OpportunitiesPolitical Science majors gain analytical skills, administrative competence and abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of career areas. A political science degree can lead to exciting careers in national, state and local governments; business, law, non-profit organizations, education as well as in electoral politics.
Description:Psychology is a rather broad discipline which seeks to analyze the human mind and behavior. Different disciplines within this field study why people behave, think, and feel the way they do. Psychology is both an applied and academic field that studies the human mind and behavior. Research in psychology seeks to understand and explain thought, emotion and behavior. Applications of psychology include mental health treatment, performance enhancement, self-help, ergonomics and many other areas affecting health and daily life.
Career Options/OpportunitiesIf you are interested in a career as a psychologist, you have to complete graduate school in psychology.
Description:The education curriculum provides the first two years of professional education courses and related general education courses for the bachelor's degree in education. Students should consult the catalogs of the universities they plan to attend for additional requirements. Substitutions may be made to meet the freshman and sophomore requirements of the baccalaureate-granting institution to which students may transfer.
Description:All human behavior is social, and the subject matter of sociology ranges from the intimate family to the hostile mob; from organized crime to religious cults; from the divisions of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture; and from the sociology of work to the sociology of sports.
Career Options/OpportunitiesStudents chose sociology because they see it as a broad liberal arts base for professions such as law, education, medicine, social work, and counseling.