General Education: Curriculum and Instruction (non-licensure)

College of Education

The curriculum and instruction major is for those interested in a career in the field of education but not necessarily classroom teaching. This major is non-teaching license program. It provides an educational leadership focus in an increasingly diverse, interconnected, and technology-rich world and values collaboration, community, diversity, global perspectives, inquiry, and reflection. Research on various aspects of educational practices is conducted and disseminated.  A focus on theory-into-practice leads to new discoveries in the teaching and learning process across a wide variety of educational contexts.  Sample signature areas of discovery include:

Four strands run through and guide the program: diversity, technology, field experience, and performance assessment (including the use of electronic portfolios). 

Plan of Study

 

Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. To be considered for admission as a college transfer student, applicants must meet minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. In addition, some majors have course requirements. Requirements for this major are posted below (unless the program is closed to transfers).

Minimum GPA: 2.8


 

Contact Information

College of Education
education-advising@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-7962

Careers

Related Career Interests

Community Service

Teaching and Education