Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

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Become a teacher who inspires and betters the lives of children by earning a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Brenau offers courses both fully on-ground and online, so you don’t have to alter your life to achieve your dreams. Your coursework will help you understand the needs of a diverse population of young learners, preparing you to develop effective teaching strategies and instructional methods. When you graduate and pass the GACE certification exam, you’ll be certified to teach Pre-K through 5th grade, and have the experience and knowledge you need to make a difference in the lives of your students.

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall, spring and summer
Class type: On-ground and Online
Location: Gainesville, Online

Student opportunities 

  • Earn certification from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) to teach Pre-K through 5th grade after passing the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE)
  • Take coursework either on-ground or online 
  • Complete in-person field experiences and student teaching in a variety of settings 
  • Thrive in small classes, which allow you to work directly with faculty members, who have experience working as public or private school teachers, or administrators 

Potential careers

  • Elementary school teacher 
  • Preschool teacher 

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