Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (B.A.)

Program Overview

The objective of the Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (BAEE) Program at Carlos Albizu University (CAU), Miami Campus, is to train you to become a culturally competent elementary school educator to teach diverse student populations from Kindergarten through sixth grade. The Program is designed as a major in Elementary School Education that allows you to meet the requirements for certification in the State of Florida. Selected course topics such as reading, art, mathematics, music and behavior management will prepare you to become an outstanding educator with the necessary skills to work with children at the elementary school level.

Program Highlights

CAU’s Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education will train you to integrate the study and understanding of human behavior with a strong appreciation for diversity the educational field.

Our education courses will require for you to participate in clinical observation hours in a public school setting, thus allowing you to directly participate in a classroom learning environment early on as part of your professional development.

Carlos Albizu University students in the BAEE Program have the opportunity to take a selected number of graduate level courses as electives, thus paving the way for entrance into our master’s level programs.

Carlos Albizu University’s BAEE Program culminates with a 15-week internship experience at a Dade or Broward County public school where you would be under the supervision of a CAU Education faculty and a supervising teacher.

As a graduate of Carlos Albizu University’s BAEE Program, you will receive ESOL endorsement with the option to also obtain Reading endorsement by completing six additional credits in Education courses (i.e., Reading in Elementary School II (REA 302) and Reading Practicum REA 430).

The availability of day, evening, and online classes will provide you with the flexibility and convenience you may need to meet other life demands. Classes are taught by an expert group of faculty with real life experiences in the field.

Career Opportunities

CAU’s BAEE graduates will go on to qualify to take the State of Florida Teacher Certification Examination and secure a job either in the private or public school systems.  Many of our graduates are employed within the local school system, thus contributing to the education of children in our diverse communities. Other CAU’s BAEE graduates continue their higher education careers by pursuing a master or doctoral degree.

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  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education