BS Early Childhood Education
The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education prepares graduates to work with children from birth through kindergarten. The program includes instructional strategies, teaching methodologies, assessment techniques, theories of early childhood growth and development, and the impact of family and cultural diversity on early childhood.
Students may complete the degree as a licensure or non-licensure candidate. Licensure candidates will be required to take additional coursework as well as complete a supervised semester-long internship.
Key Program Features
Gain the firm foundation needed to work with young students of varying age groups, intellect, and cultures
Learn to think critically about important issues that impact teaching and learning
Build skills to support lifelong learning, successful classroom roles, and student growth and development
The program has embedded practicum experiences throughout the courses
Research shows that students with a firm foundation in early childhood education experience success in future learning. Birth through kindergarten teachers really do shape students’ lives and futures! As a future early educator, you will be prepared to incorporate current learning strategies and promote solid language and literacy skills that will support your students for their whole lives.