Elementary Education

Change the world through your commitment to nurture and teach the next generation.

At Florida College, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education students develop the perspectives, skills, and experience needed for a career in elementary education. Our program offers a series of clinically-based courses covering foundational teaching methods. Students spend a significant amount of time in classrooms to develop teaching and classroom management skills, while working closely with Christian faculty and a cohort of peers. Upon graduation, this degree prepares students to apply for state certification and begin teaching.

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Florida College Requirements - Elementary Education

Required Hours 128
Minor Required? no
Internship Required? yes
Entrance Requirements
  • The following requirements must be met prior to admittance, typically before fall semester of Junior year
  • 2.50 GPA or higher
  • Application Form
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Personal Reference
  • Educational Reference
  • Transcripts of any other college work
  • Score reports showing passed completion of FTCE General Knowledge Test (GKT)
Sample Classes
  • EDE 4201 Curriculum and Instruction
  • EDE 4245 Enhancing Engagement through Arts-Based Curriculum
  • EDF 3251 Classroom Management
  • EDF 3430 Testing and Measurement in Education
  • EEX 3050 Survey of Special Education

Careers After College

An elementary education degree from Florida College opens doors to several career paths, including: