2008-09 CATALOG

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Dean: Leah Holland Fiorentino

Associate Dean for Academics: Betty Wells Brown

Associate Dean for Accountability and Outreach: TBA

The School of Education administers the Teacher Education Program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The University offers the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of  Music, and Bachelor of  Science degree with the following majors (program areas): Art Education (K-12), Biology Education (9-12), Birth-Kindergarten Education (B-K), Elementary Education (K-6), English Education (9-12), Mathematics Education (9-12), Middle Grades Education (6-9), Music Education (K-12), Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12), Social Studies Education (9-12), Spanish Education (K-12), and Special Education (K-12).

Some majors (program areas) are housed in the School of Education, and some majors (program areas) are housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

The School of Education also has six departments: Professional Education Programs; Professional Studies, Middle Grades, and M.A.T.; Professional Leadership; Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Aerospace Studies; and Military Science. The Department of Professional Education Programs offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education, Elementary Education, and Special Education. The Department of Professional Studies, Middle Grades, and M.A.T. houses the core professional studies faculty and offers the undergraduate and graduate degrees in Middle Grades Education (B.S. and M.A.Ed.). The Department of Professional Leadership offers graduate degrees in Elementary Education (M.A.Ed.), Professional School Counseling (M.A.Ed.), Reading Education (M.A.Ed.), and School Administration (M.S.A.). The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Health Promotion and Athletic Training and in Physical Education with tracks in Exercise and Sport Science, Recreation Management/Administration, and Physical Education Licensure.  The Department of Aerospace Studies prepares cadets for active duty as Air Force Officers through the General Military Course (GMC) and the Professional Officers Course (POC).  The Department of Military Science offers the Army ROTC Basic and Advanced Courses which lead to second lieutenant commissions in the U.S. Army.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke also offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees in Art Education (K-12), English Education (9-12), Mathematics Education (9-12), Music Education (K-12), Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12), and Social Studies Education (9-12). For more information about graduate programs in education, see the School of Graduate Studies section of this catalog. 

 

 

Teacher Education Program

Director: Leah Holland Fiorentino

 

Department of PROFESSionAL Education Programs

Chair: Karen Stanley

 

Department of PROFESSionAL STUDIES, MIDDLE GRADES, AND M.A.T.

Chair: Irene Pittman Aiken

 

Department of PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

Chair: Carol Higy

 

Department of Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

Chair: Tommy Thompson

 

Department of Aerospace Studies

Director: Lt. Colonel Roderick A. Haley (Air Force)

 

Department of Military Science

Director: Master Sergeant Johnny Torre (Army)

 

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