Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
The Baptist College of Florida

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program is designed to prepare individuals for teaching careers in kindergarten through 6th grade in the public or private school field.  The curriculum features a Biblical foundation and also includes courses such as:

  • Teaching Diverse Populations
  • Theoretical Underpinnings of ESOL
  • Foundations of Reading: Early and Emergent Literacy
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Diagnosis and Remediation in Elementary Reading


Education programs first require completion of 50 hours of coursework, including General Education Foundation and Biblical/Theological Foundation requirements; with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better. BCF offers online associate programs in which students can gain entry credits. 

School application requires:

  • Active participation in a local Christian church for at least one year
  • Affirmation of faith and service form
  • Recommended by a local Christian church
  • Personal recommendation
  • Commitment to high moral character
  • Proof of immunizations for measles and rubella
  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Official transcripts from any and all institutions of higher education attended
  • SAT or ACT test scores (waived for transfer students with 24 or more semester hours)
  • Home-school students may have added requirements

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges