The Bachelor of Science with a major in Child and Adolescent Development program focuses on the cognitive, social, affective, emotional, and physical development of children from birth through adolescence. This major is designed to provide a comprehensive approach to working with children and families, preparing students for multiple roles and pathways.Read More Read Less
This major prepares students to work successfully in a variety of health, human service, and education settings. Benefits of the Bachelor of Science in Child Development include access to a program developed by field practitioners with advanced degrees, and access to a learning community made up of child development professionals.Get Started!
The Bachelor of Science with a major in Early Childhood Studies program promotes professionalism in the field of early care and education with the vision that education will significantly improve the development of our youngest children in society.Read More Read Less
Learning outcomes drive the direction of the curriculum and are adopted from the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Early Childhood Studies program offers two optional concentrations in Early Childhood Administrator or Teacher as Practitioner.Get Started!
The Bachelor of Science with a major in Elementary Education program focuses on the theory and practice of learning and teaching at the elementary level and prepares individuals to teach in the elementary grades (K-6).Read More Read Less
Graduates of this program will meet the general standards for teachers established by the state of Florida. Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the state's subject area specialization requirements in language arts, reading and writing, mathematics, social science, science and technology, music, visual arts, and physical education and health.Get Started!
The Bachelor of Science with a major in Exceptional Student Education prepares students, in their role as special education teachers (K-12), to offer appropriate services to children with special learning needs and/or disabilities. The Exceptional Student Education major prepares students to teach in diverse and inclusive environments and serve children and their families in private, school, and institutional settings.Read More Read Less
Graduates of this program will meet the general standards for teachers established by the state of Florida. They will demonstrate mastery of the subject area specialization requirements for certification by the state including: foundations of ESE; assessment and evaluation; instructional practices; the transition process; design and implementation of a positive behavioral support program; language and communication development; and teaching interpersonal interactions and participation skills.Get Started!
The Bachelor of Science with a major in Secondary Education program focuses on the theory and practice of learning and teaching at the secondary school level and prepares individuals to teach students in grades six through 12.Read More Read Less
The major is designed to meet teaching certification requirements for these grades, including a minimum of 30 semester hours in the teaching field and at least 15 semester hours in educational foundations courses. Student-teaching is the highly recommended capstone learning experience. Four concentrations (teaching areas) are available within this major:
Graduates of this program will meet the general standards for teachers established by the state of Florida.Get Started!