Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies / Early Childhood
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

Northern Arizona University offers an online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – Early Childhood, a liberal arts degree.  The curriculum was designed for those who want to meet educational needs of early childhood aged students, offering a broad general education and intellectual enrichment.  With this liberal arts degree, you are able to design a plan of studies to meet your individual educational needs, enhancing your teaching skills.  The program’s major requirements include an early childhood specialization; the option of a concentration, minor, or certificate; and interdisciplinary coursework in the areas of communication, language or science, and computer literacy.  This liberal arts degree is mainly for those seeking a foundation in early childhood education to seek further career advancement or graduate studies and does not lead to teacher certification. 

Students will gain general knowledge of:

  • Child Development
  • Early Literacy Development
  • Preschool Curriculum
  • Preschool Assessment

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Arizona University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score