The College of Education at San Diego State University offers a wide variety of academic programs ranging from undergraduate study to advanced degrees. Depending on your status and future goals, you may need to apply to a specific undergraduate major, pre-major, or minor. It is important to learn about the different programs and find the one that is right for you.
The Child Development Major prepares students for a variety of professional specialties centering around children and families. Department: Child & Family Development.
Integrated Teacher Education Programs (ITEP)
To ease the growing K-12 shortage in California, policymakers have made it possible for teacher preparation programs to provide “Integrated Teacher Education Programs” (ITEP), a new combination 4-year, bachelor and credential option. Various bachelor's programs at SDSU will be offering an ITEP pathway.
The Child Development Minor is an important adjunct for students in such areas as education, psychology, recreation, social work, and sociology. Department: Child & Family Development.
Note: the Minor in Cultural Proficiency is no longer housed within the College of Education. It is now in the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement. The Minor in Cultural Proficiency helps students develop skills to interact positively within our diverse campus community and global society.
This minor builds on the department's commitment to facilitating individual, group, and systems change in diverse social contexts. Department: Counseling and School Psychology.
The SDSU Leadership Development Minor seeks to develop emotionally intelligent, transformational leaders capable of taking themselves and others to higher levels of performance, purpose, and passion. Department: Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education.