The Childhood Education program leads to certification to teach all subjects in grades 1–6 in both a regular education classroom and special education classrooms. Each student must select an academic concentration from these options:
Each term, beginning in the second semester of freshman year, students will be in classrooms. Field experiences are designed to be developmental and integral to coursework. Students begin by observing, then working with an individual or small group under the cooperating teacher's directions. Finally, students will be able to assume complete responsibility for a classroom and the learning experiences of its pupils.