Thiel College

Majors & Areas of Study


Majors marked with a * have a minor available; ª denotes an associate degree is also available. Download a curriculum guide by clicking on the  📄icon.

Please refer to the Academic Catalog (2013-14) for minor and associate degree requirements.

  • Education - Early Childhood/Special Education  📄
  • Secondary Education - Biology  📄
  • Secondary Education - Chemistry  📄
  • Secondary Education - English  📄
  • Secondary Education - History  📄
  • Secondary Education - Math  📄
  • Secondary Education - Physics  📄
GPA Requirements

Students must have a 2.75 GPA (grade point average) to take the following courses.

Early Childhood/Special Education

  • ECE 111 – Foundations of Education
  • ECE 110 – Child Development and Atypical Birth – Age 5
  • ECE 112 – The Developing Child – The Primary Years – K-4

Secondary Education

  • EDUC 111 – Foundations of American Education
  • EDUC 112 – Psychological Foundations of Education

All students (majors and non-majors) must have an overall 3.0 GPA to take any additional Education courses.

All education courses must be completed with a C minus or higher.