Academics

Education Program Curriculum and State Licensure      

The Calumet College of St. Joseph Education Program has been authorized by the Indiana Department of Education's Office of Educator Licensing Division (OELD) to prepare teachers for the elementary license. The curriculum includes the CCSJ baccalaureate degree and OELD requirements.

The Calumet College of St. Joseph Education Program has also been authorized by the OELD to prepare teacher candidates for Secondary education through the Master of Arts in Teaching Program. CCSJ also offers preparation for an all-grades license in Business and the Visual Arts. Moreover, Indiana currently participates in a reciprocal agreement concerning teaching licenses with several states, including Illinois, according to the Interstate Agreement Contracts of September, 1995

Other Requirements

All education majors must fulfill the General Education requirements provided for in the General Education Program in this catalog as well as other requirements associated with the appropriate certificate or degree.
Students seeking entrance into the Education Program are required to successfully pass Praxis I before the official acceptance into the program. Refer to the CCSJ Education Department Handbook for further information