Secondary Education Dual Major

Description

The mission of the Secondary Education dual major program is to enhance each candidate’s in-depth content knowledge obtained from their primary major with the pedagogical skills necessary to meet the academic and developmental needs of all students in grades 6-12. The Secondary Education Dual Major program has been designed with input from current practitioner partners and in response to the call for more rigorous preparation in academic disciplines for secondary education teachers. The program has been specifically designed to ensure graduating teacher candidates will meet the academic and developmental needs of all students during their first year teaching and thereafter. Candidates seeking a license to teach an academic subject in grades 6-12 must dual major in the subject area they wish to teach and Secondary Education. Candidates for teacher licensure must work with two advisors: a content advisor in their program and an education advisor in the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts. Candidates must seek guidance early and often to ensure enrollment in the required courses in a timely manner. Students in this program must be admitted to STEPP to be considered a licensure candidate, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy. Also refer to the Educator Preparation section of the Catalog. Candidates completing a dual major with Secondary Education have few or no elective courses available depending on the program.

Special Education- Comprehensive K-12

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Early Childhood PreK-3

Description

Students in this program must be admitted STEPP to be considered a candidate for licensure and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Program advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Interventionist K-8

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Sports Management

Description

The mission of the Cumberland University Master of Arts with a major in Sport Management program is to prepare students for advanced careers in the sport industry. Graduates in our program will represent an advanced level of skills in Sport Management education as required by key graduate level content areas of the Common Professional Component (CPC) prescribed by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), a commission of the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM), as it relates to content for the Master’s level NASSM Standards.

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Associate of Arts in Education

Description

Through authentic field experiences and the development of foundational academic skills and general pedagogical knowledge, the mission of the Associates of Arts in Education program is to prepare students for transition to educator preparation candidacy in various licensure programs.

Associate of Arts in English

Description

The mission of the Associate of Arts in English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills which are valuable in a variety of professions and also prepare students for further academic endeavors, including pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in English or other humanities or social sciences.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Features

– Student Favorite Courses: Cultural Anthropology, Religion and Psychology, Introduction to Counseling
– 100% Law School Placement
– Experiences: variety of day trips, weekend trips to New Orleans, 2 week trip to New Mexico
– Heifner Family Endowed Scholarship
– Careers: Lawyer, Social Services, Counseling, Religious Ministry, Politics, Business, Human Relations, Public Service, Journalism, Publishing

Description

Customize your degree to your interests and broaden your perspective on the world. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while learning how to communicate effectively and solve problems using both creative and analytical thinking skills.

Testimonial

“Pueblos and Canyons was an unforgettable trip. I enjoyed the area so much that I now want to bring my friend and family out to Santa Fe in order to show them everything I’ve been talking about since I returned.” -David Gregory, Class of 2017