PreK–12 Education Liberal Arts Area of Interest
The PreK-12 Education area of interest gives students an introduction into teaching in an elementary or secondary school. It is designed for students to complete the first two years of a four-year teaching degree program, earning their Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts. Students then transfer to an accredited teacher’s education program at a public or private four-year college or university.
Starting your education major at Hawkeye will allow you to have practical experience with students in local schools beginning on day one. The classes you will take have been designed to allow you to gain practical insight into the teaching profession and offer many opportunities to work with local students.
The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in education:
- Public/private school teacher
Education Club supports local children in their time of need and work towards a greater good.
Hawkeye Reads is a campus-wide program that seeks to support the College’s Institutional Outcomes and increase literacy.
Student Ambassadors are a group of students who assist Admissions with the recruitment of new students and who represent and promote Hawkeye within the college and community.
Student Leadership Council represents and promotes the common interests and general welfare of the student body.
Multicultural Student Organization is a student-led group created to be a platform for students to focus on diversity issues that shape our world.