Early Childhood & Elementary Education Programs
There are 3 majors for a Bachelor of Science Teaching degree available in the Early Childhood & Elementary Education Department.
The Early Childhood Education (Birth – Grade 3) major is for students who are already working in Early Childhood and looking to get their Early Childhood license or who have an associate’s degree in Early Childhood.
With this online program, you’ll design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and activities for early childhood-aged students to give the youngest generation of students a great foundation for future learning
The Elementary Education with Early Childhood Emphasis major (Birth-Grade 6) provides extensive hands-on learning experiences, in-depth courses, and teaching opportunities where you’ll design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and activities for early childhood-aged students
This program offers licensure for Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education in Minnesota.
In the Elementary Education (K–Grade 6), you’ll design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and activities for elementary-aged students.
The extensive hands-on learning experiences and teaching opportunities will train you for Minnesota Elementary Education licensure.
Adding a minor to your education major will complement your teaching credentials, reinforce your areas of interest, and help you become more marketable.
We offer a Reading Instruction minor for students who want to teach reading and literacy skills. This minor will also lay the foundation for a Teacher of Reading license in Minnesota.
Middle Level Minors
Our Middle Level minors go well with the Elementary Education (K–6) major. These minors allow you the flexibility to tap into high-demand subject areas and apply your skills in states outside Minnesota—some states like Wisconsin require a PreK–grade 6 or a grade 1–8 license.
Choose from the following Middle Level minors to be licensed to teach grades 5-8 in the following areas: