Early Childhood and Elementary Education B.S.Ed.
There are two program options for completing the B.S.Ed. degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education: the Initial Certification in PreK-5th grades with an endorsement to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and the Dual Certification in Early Childhood and Special Education.
Course description and classes
The program reflects research and best practice in the field of early childhood education and teacher education. Candidates receive content and pedagogy in all academic disciplines taught in the early childhood classroom.
The program further provides integration of the visual, theatrical and musical arts within the context of digital technology. The broad and extensive field-based experiences effectively develop candidates’ knowledge and ability to select and implement developmentally appropriate technology, resources and activities for teaching and learning in diverse settings across grade levels.
Successful completion of this program leads to a recommendation for P-5 licensure and an endorsement to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) or dual certification in Early Childhood and Elementary Education P-5 and Special Education General Curriculum, P-12.