Majors and Programs
You're the soccer coach, the teacher's aide, the swim instructor, the 4-H leader, the FFA adviser. You're good with children. You spend summers tutoring sixth grade math. You work as a trainer at the local health club. Maybe you see yourself as a coach. Perhaps your experience on the speech team has inspired you to consider public education. You're someone who helps other people see the structure, who's good at explaining how things work. Your gift and enthusiasm for teaching will be developed at Iowa State. Our curriculum offers you a wide range of program choices and practical experience so that you can design a future that best suits your interests.
Note: Iowa State University also offers secondary teaching certification in the areas of Anthropology, Economics, Psychology and Sociology. Students who wish to earn secondary teaching certification in any of these areas must major in either History or Political ScienceTo learn more, read our detailed brochure for Education
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Undergraduate programs are offered in six colleges. Programs offered in more than one college are identified by college code: AGLS (Agriculture and Life Sciences), BUS (Business), DSGN (Design), ENGR (Engineering), H SCI (Human Sciences), and LAS (Liberal Arts and Sciences)