Courses and Licensure Areas
Hiram College offers licensure in early childhood, middle childhood, integrated language arts, integrated mathematics, integrated social studies, life sciences, life sciences/chemistry and physical sciences.
The early childhood license is valid for teaching grades pre-kindergarten through 3 (ages 3-8). Students completing the early childhood license graduate with an Early Childhood Education major.
The middle childhood license is valid for teaching grades 4 through 9 (ages 8-14). Students completing the middle childhood license graduate with an Integrated Middle Childhood Education major with specialization in two of the following areas of concentration: reading and language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Adolescent / Young Adult
The adolescent to young adult licenses are valid for teaching grades 7 through 12 (ages 12-21) in the curriculum areas named in such license.
For detailed descriptions of the courses listed on the Licensure Requirement sheets, see the Course Catalog.
Hiram College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Education Department at Hiram College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org as well as the following Specialized Professional Associations:
- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
- Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)
- National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
- National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
- National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)