Students have the opportunity to take the first two years of a Bachelors degree in Education at UAHT and transfer to the following program at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia:

  • Associate of Science in Education Elementary Education K-6

The focus in elementary education leads to a single licensure certification in elementary education. The course work included in the Elementary Education Program presents core knowledge of the profession, combining pedagogical and theoretical content with observational assessment. Students demonstrate a basic understanding of the teaching profession and child development, incorporating that knowledge and understanding in various clinical experiences. Evidence and implementation of developmentally appropriate practices are included in all areas of the students’ learning. The program emphasizes the uniqueness of each child, recognizing that children are best understood in the context of family, culture, society, and environment. To obtain a bachelor of science in education with a major in Elementary Education K-6, the student must earn at least a grade point average of 3.00 on all University credits, complete the required curriculum (major courses with a C or higher), and successfully pass the Praxis I (CORE) and, complete Praxis II tests required in the Elementary Education focus area.

Click the degree checklist below for program requirements.