Your dream is to teach, especially young children or in the intermediate grades. Prepare for your career by studying with expert faculty and taking that knowledge to the real-world classroom setting. With Cortland’s stellar reputation for excellence in preparing teachers, your degree will make employers take notice.
You’ll be prepared to work in an early childhood setting such as a daycare center or preschool and to teach in kindergarten through grade 6 classrooms as this degree provides dual certification.
With the notion that experience is usually the best teacher, you’ll spend 100 hours or more in the field before you begin your student teaching, giving you opportunities to explore a variety of different educational environments.
Interim Chair: Beth Klein
Office: Education Building, Room 1241
As a student in the Childhood/Early Childhood Department you will be part of the:
Your completed degree will integrate:
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 124
We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.