Jul 24, 2024  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Educational Leadership and Human Development

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges/Schools/Departments


The Department of Educational Leadership and Human
Lovinger 4101

Undergraduate programs in this department include Child and Family Development and Special Education. Popular General Education courses offered by this department include CFD 1010 - Individual and Family Relationships GE (3)  and LIS 1600 - University Library and Research Skills GE (2) .

Graduate programs in this department include College Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, Library Science and Information Services, School Administration, and Special Education. ELHD is home to the UCM cohort of the University of Missouri Doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.

Library Science and Information Services

This program offers a popular freshman-level course LIS 1600  and other courses that may serve as electives in undergraduate programs. These are listed in the Course Descriptions section of this catalog. It also offers a graduate program leading to certification as school library media specialists (see Graduate Catalog for details).

LIS 1600  addresses General Education Competency 5, Skills - Acquiring and Managing Information Strategies. Students learn how to use library resources and develop strategies for success in on-campus and online classes. Those who have taken LIS 1600  are more likely to graduate on time.

Special Education


The Special Education program is accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is located at 1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; phone 703-620-3660; email service@cec.sped.org; web page http://cec.sped.org.

Those courses designated as Professional Education Courses for educator certification purposes are designated by a book symbol. Students must earn at least a C grade in all Professional Education courses, maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, and at least a 3.00 GPA in all Special Education and all Professional Education Courses.



    Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Colleges/Schools/Departments