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Education Majors Program Highlights

Transfer programs for secondary education majors

These education programs satisfy lower-division requirements (first two years/general education) for a bachelor’s degree.

Since secondary education is not a major at the baccalaureate level, you will select a content area major and minor from disciplines taught in high school.

Typical content areas are: mathematics, English, history, science, agriculture, foreign language, industrial arts or art.

Courses in your major and minor should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

The KCC advantage

  • Convenient course offerings emphasize current and practical teaching strategies.
  • Courses are taught by instructors with public school teaching experience.
  • Opportunities to observe and network with local public school educators.
  • Undecided students can start at KCC with foundations courses and declare a major after transferring.
  • You can complete an associate degree at KCC in two years. Then, transfer and finish your junior and senior years at a four-year college to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Early childhood education programs

The KCC advantage

  • Day and evening classes accommodate students who attend school and work full- or part-time.
  • Some courses are offered online, offering the ultimate in flexibility for people with busy schedules.
  • Small class sizes allow individual attention.
  • Program faculty have experience surpassing Department of Children and Family Services requirements.

Scholarships Designated for Education majors

In addition to numerous scholarships offered in many categories, the following scholarships are specifically for students studying to become teachers. Each of these awards is for tuition, books, and fees. Descriptions of all scholarships

  • Ric Edwards and Sonia Baspiñeiro-Edwards Scholarship
  • The Maureen Bushman Scholarship for Education
  • Dr. Victor Hopper Scholarship
  • Don James Memorial Scholarship
  • Pam and Rich Lottinville Teacher’s Scholarship
  • Rudy and Margaret Minton Memorial Scholarship
  • Chris and Jill Pristach Teacher’s Scholarship
  • The TRIO Teachers Scholarship