Judith Herb College of Education

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education (degree/license or degree-only)

This is a four year program with the final two years completing field experiences. Early childhood education prepares adults with energy and a passion for life with the skills to influence the lives of young children and their families through teaching. Students learn theories and the best teaching practices to do their job effectively.

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Bachelor of Education in Special Education/Intervention Specialist (degree and license)

You can make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by majoring in special education. Intervention specialists become classroom teachers in grades K–12 of students with mild to moderate disabilities (including mental retardation, specific learning disabilities, challenging behaviors, etc.), students with moderate to intensive disabilities (including physical disabilities, mental retardation, autism, significant emotional/behavioral issues, etc.) 

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Fast Track Early Childhood Bachelor’s Degree Program (degree only)

This program can be completed in 4 semesters of full-time study, with no summers. Each semester consists of a 16-semester hour module of coursework and job-embedded field experiences, meaning you will complete field-based activities in your classroom, during your work hours. This is a non-licensure program.

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Undergraduate to Graduate Pipeline Program

This program is designed to give capable early childhood education undergraduate students early admission to graduate school. It allows students with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better to take four graduate courses (12 credit hours) in special education that count towards earning the Preschool Special Needs Endorsement AND counts towards their bachelor’s of education degree.

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Last Updated: 7/17/19