The B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education program at Columbus State University provides pre-service teachers a solid knowledge base emphasizing contemporary theory and research. Students also participate in extensive field experiences in settings which reflect diverse populations of young children. The program was selected as the 1997 Distinguished Program in Teacher Education by the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators (GATE). Educator Preparation at Columbus State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All educator preparation programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
CSU's Department of Teacher Education in collaboration with the College of Letters and Sciences and the College of the Arts offers:
16 bachelor's degrees
29 master's degrees
11 specialist degrees
1 doctoral degree
And numerous teacher certification programs and endorsements
A unit of CSU's College of Education and Health Professions, the department works with several other academic units to prepare students to become early childhood, middle grades and high school teachers. All programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).
Enroll in UTCH 1201 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, and you will obtain firsthand experience with planning and teaching inquiry-based math or science lessons in elementary classrooms. A veteran classroom teacher will guide and mentor you through this entire experience. Upon completion of the course, we will reimburse your in-state tuition!
For more information on math and science education programs at CSU and opportunities available for math and science education majors, visit the UTeach Columbus website