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Baccalaureate Programs in Education
Early Childhood (ages 3-8)
The Early Childhood license is for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 3. This program leads to a B.S. in Early Childhood Education.
Middle Childhood (ages 8-14)
The Middle Childhood license is for grades 4 through 9. This program leads to a B.S in Middle Childhood Education. Middle childhood teachers must be licensed in two subject areas from the following: Reading and Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.
- Middle Childhood Education and Middle Childhood teaching fields
- Middle Childhood Education Generalist Endorsement
Adolescent/Young Adult (ages 12-21)
The Adolescent/Young Adult license is for grades 7 through 12. Teaching areas are listed below (see also Multi-Age for additional high school areas). Students earn the bachelor's degree in the major that correlates with their teaching area - for example, Integrated Language Arts might be a B.A. in English with Adolescent/Young Adult teaching licensure in Integrated Language Arts.
- Adolescent/Young Adult Education and the teaching area(s) of interest:
Integrated Language Art - Grades 7-12
Integrated Mathematics - Grades 7-12
Integrated Science - Grades 7-12
Integrated Social Studies - Grades 7-12
Life Sciences - Grades 7-12
Physical Science (Physics & Chemistry) - Grades 7-12
Multi-Age (ages 3-21)
The Multi-Age license is for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Teaching areas are listed below. Students earn the bachelor's degree in the major that correlates with the teaching area - for example, to teach Visual Arts, the student might earn the B.A. in Studio Art with Multi-Age teaching licensure in Visual Arts.
Multi-Age Education and the teaching area(s) of interest:
French - Grades PreK-12
German - Grades PreK-12
Spanish - Grades PreK-12
Physical Education & Health - Grades PreK-12
Music (through the Conservatory) - Grades PreK-12
Visual Arts - Grades PreK-12
Mild/Moderate Educational Needs (ages 5-21)
Previously called Specific Learning Disabled, this Intervention Specialist License is for Kindergarten through grade 12 and leads to a B.S. in Mild/Moderate Educational Needs.