Early Childhood Education with P–3 Teacher Certification

Bachelor of Arts
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About This Degree

Completion of this major prepares educators to work with children from birth through eight years of age in a variety of child-development and school settings. Candidates will also be eligible to apply for Certificate of Eligibility in Advanced Standing in P3. Emphasis is placed on current theory and research in child development and application to early childhood education practice.

Candidates for this certification must also complete a liberal arts major within the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences: Art , Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Earth and Environmental Sciences, History, Mathematics, Media Arts, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish or Women's and Gender Studies.