BS in Elementary Education

Our Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education offers a unique experience in teaching and learning through coursework, field experiences and community engagement. 

Courses and hands-on learning experiences prepare students to make a difference in the classroom and beyond, influencing policy and driving student success.


Career Development

You’ll work with schools and your community in different spaces, making a significant impact. You’ll also learn to become an advocate for elementary students and their education.

  • Prepare for employment in professions that depend on education such as government agencies, policymaking, business, private school setting, nonprofit organizations
  • Learn appropriate best practices and teaching methods for schools and other educational settings
  • Enhance skills in art and art history, computer programming and other areas

This major does not result in a teacher certification.

Elementary Education Certification Grades K-6 with ESOL and Reading Endorsements

You'll shape the future of tomorrow's children by teaching them and making a difference in the classroom. You'll also develop multicultural understandings and work toward more equity and inclusion in the classroom.

  • Prepare to teach grades K-6 and to earn reading and TESOL endorsement
  • Meet Florida certification requirements through coursework, field experiences, and student learning
  • Undertake advanced field school internship and practicum experiences

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College to Career

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Curriculum development
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Elementary education programming and coding
  • Policy