General Education Requirements only (no 4-Year Degree Plan)
The graduate program option for the special education teacher is designed for the graduate student specializing in teaching students with mild/moderate disabilities in PreK-12th grade. This option leads to a Master of Education Degree. Special attention is given to the development, learning assessment, and collaboration in working with students with mild/moderated disabilities.
The Retail Merchandising concentration provides specialized training that will assist the student in meeting a diverse and challenging career in the retail industry. Many excellent opportunities are provided that will broaden the scope of education and experience in retail. These opportunities include: hands-on training; internship experience; and participation in fashion productions, retail study tours, Career Day Dallas, and other career-related opportunities.
Elementary Education majors develop skill and competency in educating children in grades one through eight. The student acquires an academic foundation in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies by completing at least twelve semester hours in each of these content areas. Elementary Education majors expand their teaching knowledge and skills in the use of teaching methods, materials, various assessment instruments, and appropriate technologies toward meeting the educational needs of elementary students.
Students who major in Early Childhood Education complete courses concentrating on the development and education of young children. This program leads to state certification for teaching children in nursery school, kindergarten, and grades one, two, and three.
The ECU Communication and Performance Studies Program offers several degree concentrations to students in Communication and Performance Studies. The Communication Department studies the ways human communication impacts individuals, societies, and the world.
A Bachelor of Science in Biology is designed for students who plan to become practicing biologists in industry or government, or plan to pursue a graduate degree in biology. This degree program is usually chosen by those students who need pre-professional training before entering the schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or other health-related professional schools.