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Welcome to the website for the Department of Education and Society. You will find a variety of information about the department including programs of study, our faculty, and advisors. We offer a range of courses that will lead to careers in Education, Disability Studies, Family Science, Social Work, and Kinesiology and Health. If you have an interest in any of the programs, please contact our faculty. We would be happy to set up an advising appointment with you to discuss your future career goals and to help you select courses. Please see our list of faculty and advisors, their program areas, and contact information. We look forward to hearing from you!


Our mission is to provide high quality instruction and field experiences that will lead to careers in Disability Studies, Family Science and Social Work, Educational Psychology, Kinesiology and Health, Teacher Education, and Educational Leadership. As a department, our goal is to provide a learning environment that encourages active student participation, critical thinking, service learning opportunities in the community and collaborative scholarly experiences with faculty, and other service projects.