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The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Education program is intended to provide you with foundational theories and methods for teaching early learners. You can read more about this undergraduate degree program here.
The Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Education program is designed to provide students with skills for developing all-purpose curricula emphasizing literacy development. Participants will learn to assess cognitive patterns and recognize special needs students. They will also study communication strategies for collaborating with parents and other professionals. Other covered topics include student motivators, resource management, records organization and report writing. Additionally, the curriculum is intended to introduce a special project relating to English language immersion as well a teaching practicum. This program is available at University of Phoenix campuses and online.
You should have an interest in instructing young children up to early adolescents. You may have experience working in daycares, after school programs, or community youth organizations. Applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
If you enroll in this University of Phoenix program, you will have to complete 120 credit hours of study; Kansas students must complete 124 credits. You will also participate in at least 100 hours of field observations and experiences.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Education/Elementary Education program could go on to pursue professional licensure in their state. You may also decide to enroll in a graduate degree program to strengthen your undergraduate training or gain educational administration skills.
Sample master's degrees that you could pursue include:
All students should check with their state board of education for any state-specific certification requirements. Program requirements are subject to change by the State Department of Education.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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