Focused Areas of Study For Early Childhood/ Elementary Teacher Education Majors

Exploring the specific interests that will put you on your desired career path is an important part of the Champlain experience. Through specializations, you can strengthen your expertise in certain areas, bolstering your education and your résumé. As part of your Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood/ Elementary Teacher Education, you have the option to specialize in Educational Technology or Literature, and/or choose a minor in a number of relevant areas of study.

Having knowledge and skills in a specific area of study increases your marketability when you apply to education positions post-graduation. Your faculty advisor in the Division of Education & Human Studies will help you map out the best academic path to reach your desired career and/or graduate studies goals.

Specializations in the Early Childhood/ Elementary Teacher Education Major

  • In the specialization in Educational Technology, you'll learn how to integrate technology into the classroom as a tool for teaching and learning, and acquire the skill set to become a leader in technology in the larger school environment. 
  • The specialization in Literature will allow you  to develop a well-rounded education through literature, and will make you more marketable in more varied school settings.