Find out more about Appalachian State University

Bachelor of Science in Child Development / Birth through Kindergarten

Program Details

The online BS in Child Development - Birth through Kindergarten degree program is designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to become successful preschool educators and special educators. The curriculum explores the roles and responsibilities of the birth through kindergarten professional, including ways to foster and engage learning.


This is a bachelor completion program that requires a total of 122 credit hours, including transfer credits.

  • Transfer Admission to the university 
  • Minimum of 30 transfer credit hours

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Appalachian cannot confirm whether this professional licensure program will meet the requirements for professional licensure outside North Carolina; therefore, prior to enrollment, if you intend to practice in another state, you must determine if this program meets requirements for licensure in your state by contacting your appropriate licensing agencies.