Childhood and Elementary Education
B.S.E. in Childhood Education
Kindergarten through Sixth Grade
To be recommended for an initial teaching license in childhood education (kindergarten through grade 6), the student must complete both the Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.), in Childhood Education, and the Master of Arts in Teaching in Childhood Education (M.A.T.) programs OR the four-year licensure B.S.E. in Elementary Education.
M.A.T. in Childhood Education
The M.A.T. in Childhood Education prepares teachers to teach language arts, reading, writing, math, science and social studies using the Arkansas State Frameworks and Common Core State Standards.
This major is part of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.