College of Education

The College of Education offers the Bachelor's degree with teacher certification in conjunction with courses available from three other Schools (Business, Liberal Arts, and Science, Engineering and Math).

Offerings

Degree of Bachelor of Science with certification in the following areas:

  • Biology Education 6-12
  • Business Education 6-12
  • Elementary Education K-6/ESOL/Reading
  • Exceptional Student Education K-12/ESOL/Reading
  • Physical Education K-12

Degree of Bachelor of Arts with certification in the following areas:

  • English Education 6-12/ESOL
  • Music Education K-12
  • Social Science Education 6-12

Master of Education with certification in the following areas:

  • Specialization Courses in Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities
  • Specialization Courses in Autism Spectrum Disorders


Biology Education 6-12

The Bachelor of Science in Biology Education is designed for students who plan to teach Biology in grades 6-12.

Business Education 6-12

The Bachelor of Science in Business Education is designed for students who plan to teach Business in grades 6-12.

Elementary Education K-6/ESOL Endorsement/Reading Endorsement

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is designed for students who plan to teach students in grades K-6.

English Education 6 -12/ESOL

The Bachelor of Arts in English Education is designed for students who plan to teach English in grades 6-12. 

Exceptional Student Education/ESOL Endorsement/Reading Endorsement

The Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education is designed for students who plan to teach students with specific learning disabilities, mental disabilities, emotional disabilities, or varying exceptionalities in grades K-12.

Physical Education K-12

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Education is designed for students who plan to teach physical education in grades K-12. 

Music Education K-12

The Bachelor of Arts in Music Education is designed for students who plan to teach Music in grades K-12.

Social Science Education 6-12

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Science Education is designed for students who plan to teach Social Science in grades 6-12.

Master’s of Education – Exceptional Student Education

The program is a fully online Master’s degree in Exceptional Student Education that consists of 33 credit hours. Scholars in the program will complete general Exceptional student education courses with 4 endorsement courses in either Autism or Pre-K Disability.

The program is strategically designed so that current teachers have the option of completing their endorsement courses through the COE at BCU.

The program, designed and developed as a fully online program, will meet the needs of working professionals. The courses will be asynchronous, but include synchronous opportunities with faculty and guest teachers in the field. Click here for the Graduate School Application web page.

Courses for Endorsement Areas

Pre-Kindergarten Disabilities

    • Typical and Atypical Development of Young Child
    • Collaborations with Communities Pre-K ESE
    • Instructional Methods and Assessment of Pre-K ESE
    • Curriculum Program Design of Pre-K ESE

Autism Spectrum Disorders

    • Nature of ASD Theory and Practice
    • Assistive and Instructional Technology in ASD
    • Positive Behavior Supports of ASD
    • Assessment and Diagnosis of ASD