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Our diverse selection of undergraduate majors assures you can pursue your passion, whatever it may be, as you begin the journey to the career of your choosing. Many of our undergraduate program are offered in conjunction with other colleges on campus.

Our programs include:

Agriculture Education *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the College of Agriculture)

This program prepares graduates to serve as agricultural science educators at the secondary level. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an agricultural sciences endorsement. Learn More >>

Art Education *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts)

This program prepares graduates to serve as art educators teaching students kindergarten through 12th grade. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an art education endorsement. Learn More >>

Biological Science Education *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the College of Science)

This program prepares graduates to serve as biological science educators at the secondary level. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with a biological science endorsement. Learn More >>

Child and Family Services + -

This program prepares graduates to work with children in non-public school settings or with children and families through an agency setting. Students can follow any of four suggested career tracks: Director, Child Development Specialist, Parent Educator, or Social Service. Learn More >>

Early Childhood * + -

This program prepares graduates to serve as early childhood educators teaching children ages birth to second grade. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an early childhood endorsement. Learn More >>

Elementary Education *+ -

This program prepares graduates to serve as elementary educators teaching children first through sixth grade. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an elementary education endorsement. Learn More >>

English Language Arts *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the Department of English)

This program prepares graduates to serve as English language arts educators at the secondary level. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an English language arts endorsement.Learn More >>

Foreign Languages *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts)

This program prepares graduates to serve as foreign language educators teaching either Spanish or German to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement in your content area.

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History Education *+ -

This program prepares graduates to serve as social science educators at the secondary level. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the professional Educator License (PEL) with a social science – history teaching endorsement. Learn More >>

Mathematics Education *+ -

This program prepares graduates to serve as mathematics educators at the secondary level. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with a mathematics endorsement. Learn More >>

Music Education *+ -

(Teacher Education Program in conjunction with the School of Music)

This program prepares graduates to serve as music educators teaching students kindergarten through 12th grade. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with a music education endorsement. Learn More >>

Special Education (LBS1) * + -

This program prepares graduates to serve as special educators providing services for ages kindergarten to 21. The bachelor’s in special education prepares you to receive the Illinois Professional Educator License with a Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement. Learn More >>

Workforce Education and Development+ -

(Workforce Education and Development)

This program’s missions is to help create a world-class professional and technical workforce based on values and respect for occupational competence, the dignity of work, equal education opportunity, and life-long learning. Learn More >>


* Educator Licensure required through the Teacher Education Program