Early Childhood Education: PK-3 Teacher Certification | LSU Majors

Early Childhood Education

You love children and want to have a positive impact on their learning.

About Early Childhood Education: PK-3 Teacher Certification

The Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education is a four-year, field-based program designed to prepare you to work in early learning environments, such as preschool programs and early primary grades (preK-3). As a teacher candidate, you will apply your course work to practical experiences by participating in field-based activities in early childhood environments and student teaching in diverse school settings.

Possible Careers

  • Pre-school or elementary teacher

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 24 hours of credit in 1000-level courses or higher
  • 2.5 GPA (LSU and overall)

Senior College

College of Human Sciences & Education


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Lab Hours or Field Work:  High Intensity
  • Math:  Medium Intensity
  • Technology:  Medium Intensity
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