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. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

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