B.S. in PreK-4 Elementary Education

​B.S. in PreK-4 Elementary Education ​​​​​​​​

The Bachelor of Science degree in PreK-4 elementary education provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate children during their most critical time of development. During the course of study, students majoring in PreK-4 elementary education will take courses specific to their major, along with a core of liberal arts courses.
 
Along with 82 credit hours of major coursework, PreK-4 elementary education majors are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences, student teaching and in the Department of Education’s on-campus Early Education Center, where children’s learning growth is promoted in a developmentally appropriate manner on a daily basis.
 
Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.​ 
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