Undergraduate Degrees

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers three undergraduate programs leading to Arkansas teacher licensure. These programs are Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence, and Secondary Education. The Teacher Education program at Tech has a long history of preparing teachers and is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Degrees We Offer

  •  Early Childhood Education


    The Early Childhood degree leads to a B.S. degree. It is designed to prepare students to work with children in pre-kindergarten thru fourth grade.


    Early Childhood Degree through our Partnership

    A Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education is available through a partnership with North Arkansas Community College (Harrison) and Ozarka Community College (Melbourne). Approximately 50% of the coursework is available online. For more information contact:

    Ms. Karin Brown
    Academic Services Coordinator
    Ozarka College
    Melbourne, AR
    (870) 368-2037

    Ms. Tavonda Brown
    Academic Counselor
    North Arkansas Community College
    Harrison, AR
    (870) 391-3331

    Ms. Jan Apple
    Academic Outreach Coordinator
    Arkansas Tech University

  •  Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence Education


    The Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence program leads to a B.S. degree. It is designed to prepare students to work with children in grade four through grade seven. Students enrolled in the Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence program may choose from one of two areas of interdisciplinary concentration:

    • Math/Science
    • Language Arts/Social Studies


  •  Secondary Education


    The Secondary Education program leads to the appropriate degree in the area of teaching (math education majors receive a B.S. in mathematics).

    Programs Offered

    • Art
    • Business Education
    • Life Science & Earth Science
    • Physical Science & Earth Science
    • English
    • Foreign Language (French, German, Spanish)
    • Speech
    • Social Studies (History and Political Science)
    • Mathematics
    • Music Education

    Completion of the secondary program will provide the student with licensure in the teaching area from grade seven through grade 12. Completion of the art or music program will lead to licensure from pre-school through grade 12.