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Bachelor of Arts Major in Early Childhood Development with a California Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.

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Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts majoring in Early Childhood Development with a California Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential provides the broad education you’ll need to teach the early elementary grades. The program follows a thought-provoking curriculum covering a variety of topics to prepare you to teach multiple subjects in elementary school. You’ll be schooled in different teaching strategies to accomplish your teaching and learning goals. The program will explore ways to create a healthy, supportive, and challenging classroom setting for your students, along with techniques to communicate with children as well as their parents. You’ll establish a curriculum to promote development and effective learning for young children, identifying essential concepts, tools of inquiry, content, and other resources for early childhood education. You’ll also be trained in assessment strategies that include observation, documentation, and working together with families and other professionals to impact children’s development and learning.

Program highlights: ƒ

  • Understand and demonstrate ethical, legal, and professional standards in early childhood practice ƒ
  • Develop positive relationships and interactions with young children ƒ
  • Use educational technology to meet the needs of all learners ƒ
  • Learn to follow recognized standards in designing and evaluating lesson plans ƒ
  • Create positive learning environments that ensure healthy childhood growth


High School Diploma or GED required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission


Program is only open to residents of Calafornia.