2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Department of Education

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Dr. Michael Perrotti (chair) | Dr. Silvia Braidic | Dr. James Burton | Dr. Peter Cormas | Dr. Holly L. Diehl | Dr. Diane Fine | Dr. Peter Heh | Dr. Marcia Hoover | Dr. J. William Hug | Dr. Jason Kight | Dr. Kalie Kossar | Dr. René Kruse | Dr. J. Kevin Lordon | Dr. Rebecca Maddas | Dr. Connie Monroe | Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge | Dr. Christine Peterson | Dr. Michelle Torregano | Michael Ulderich | Dr. Mary Wolf | Dr. Clover Simms Wright

For faculty bios, visit: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/index.aspx


Cal U's Department of Education includes undergraduate programs in childhood, secondary and special education. 

Associate and Bachelor's Degree Programs

Degrees offered through this department include:

  • A.S. in Early Childhood Education
  • B.S. in Professional Studies in Education
  • B.S.Ed. in Grades Pre-K-4 Education
  • B.S.Ed. in Middle Level Grades 4-8 Education, with concentrations in:
    • Language Arts/Reading
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. degrees with secondary teacher certification in:
    • Art (K-12)
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Communications
    • Earth and Space Science
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. in Special Education Pre-K-12
  • B.S.Ed. in Technology Education

Post-Baccalaureate Certification-Only Programs

Post-baccalaureate certification-only programs are also available in:

  • Grades 4-8 Education: Language Arts and Reading
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Mathematics
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Science
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Social Studies
  • Pre-K-4


Cal U's Department of Education also offers minors in:

  • Education Multidisciplinary
  • Foundations of Secondary Education

Honor Society

Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, has a Cal U chapter. Students in education who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement are invited to apply for induction.