College of Professional Studies

Secondary Education

Due to our unique campus, you may be a student completing requirements in two colleges. You may have two advisors to complete your program. 

Below are the teaching majors you can select from. The curriculum sheets and your 4 year plan are the most current requirements for incoming students. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor at least once per semester for academic advising, as well as to secure permission to enter classes that require departmental permission. For a full explanation of classes needed for the major/minor/certificate of choice please check the Purdue University - Fort Wayne Bulletins located at www.pfw.edu/academics/bulletins


Special Education - Mild Intervention minor may be added to any major below
English as a New Language certificate may be added to any major below

Fine Arts

Major

Language Arts

Major

Math

Major

Middle School Only

Major

Science

Major

History Teaching

Major

World Languages

Major

Art (K-12) Choose 1 concentration from the following:

Communication

Language

Literature

Writing

English as a New Language (TNL)

Math Choose 2 concentrations (1 Primary & 1  Supporting) from the following:

Language Arts

Math

Science

Social Studies

Biology (Life Science)

HISTORY will be your PRIMARY concentration. 

 
Choose 1 supporting minor from the following:

Economics

Government

Psychology

Sociology

French (will be discontinued Fall 2017)

Music (K-12) 

Choral

Instrumental

Chemistry German  (will be discontinued Fall 2017)
  Earth Space Science                          Spanish
                      Physics

Secondary Education Program Assessment System Handbook

Photo of a secondary education student tutoring an eighth grade student in the IPFW New Immigrant program.A secondary education student tutoring an eighth grade student in the New Immigrant Literacy program.