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B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education
These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan.
University Hours: 56
Major Hours: 70
Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
- Literature for children
- Elementary management and methods
- Early language and literacy
- Teaching students with special needs
Early Application Deadline
Special Education and Interdisciplinary Options
ACU offers both a Bachelor of Science with early childhood/elementary certification and a Bachelor of Science in special education with early childhood/elementary certification.
Additionally, ACU offers interdisciplinary teacher education programs that allow you to teach the following subjects at all early childhood and elementary levels:
- Music (instrumental, piano, vocal)
For those interested in combining a master’s degree with their undergraduate teacher training, ACU offers a one year M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning designed for ACU students who will complete a bachelor’s degree in education.
What can you do after graduation?
- Elementary school teacher
- Christian education teacher
- Preschool teacher
- Children’s minister
- Educational consultant
Clubs and Activities
Teacher education students can participate in a number of real-world learning experiences, including:·
- Study abroad
- Innovative schools site visits
- Meaningful field experiences
- Undergraduate research