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). 

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Related Career Interests

Public Service or Social Sciences

Teaching and Education

Careers in General Education: Curriculum and Instruction (non-licensure)
  • Childcare worker
  • Camp counselor
  • Graduate or professional school (e.g., child psychologist, school counselor) 
  • Policy maker
  • Researcher
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