2012-13 CATALOG

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Interim Dean: Zoe W. Locklear
Interim Associate Dean: Alfred Bryant

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), Birth-Kindergarten Education (B-K), Elementary Education (K-6), English Education/Language Arts (9-12, 6-9), Mathematics Education (9-12, 6-9), Music Education (K-12), Health/Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12, 6-9), Social Studies Education (9-12, 6-9), Spanish Licensure (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 seven departments: Elementary Education; Educational Specialties; Professional Pedagogy and Research; School Administration and Counseling; Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Aerospace Studies; and Military Science. The Department of Elementary Education offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a graduate degree in Elementary Education (M.A.Ed.). The Department of Educational Specialties offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education and Special Education and a graduate degree in Reading Education (M.A.Ed.). The Department of Professional Pedagogy and Research offers graduate degrees in Middle Grades Education (M.A.Ed.) and the M.A.T. The Department of School Administration and Counseling offers graduate degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.Ed.), Professional School Counseling (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 Athletic Training, Health/Physical Education Licensure, and Exercise and Sport Science with tracks in Health Promotion, Recreation, Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management. 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, 6-9), Mathematics Education (9-12, 6-9), Music Education (K-12), Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12, 6-9), and Social Studies Education (9-12, 6-9). For more information about graduate programs in education, see the School of Graduate Studies section of this catalog. 

Teacher Education Program

Interim Director: Zoe W. Locklear

Department of ELEMENTARY Education

Chair: Karen Stanley

Department of EducationAL SPECIALTIES

Chair: Judith Anne Losh

Department of PROFESSIONAL PEDAGOGY AND RESEARCH

Interim Chair: Valjeaner Ford

Department of SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND COUNSELING

Chair: Alfred Bryant

Department of Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

Chair: Tommy Thompson

Department of Aerospace Studies

Director: Lt. Colonel Darrell Lockhart (Air Force)

Department of Military Science

Director: Capt. James Felts (Army)

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