Multidisciplinary Studies

This major is designed specifically for students seeking teaching licensure in either elementary education (grades PK-6) or special education: general curriculum (grades K-12).

Upon successful completion of the multidisciplinary studies program, students will be able to

  • demonstrate knowledge of learner development, learning differences, and learning environments to help all learners meet high standards and reach their full potential;
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of content subject matter and draw upon content knowledge to support learners to access information and apply knowledge in real world settings to assure mastery of content;
  • plan for and implement a variety of instructional strategies and assessments in coordinated and engaging ways; and
  • demonstrate leadership and collaboration by modeling ethical behavior and professional responsibility resulting in the highest levels of learner achievement.