Elementary Education

If you love seeing the sparkling eyes of children as they learn about the world around them, then a degree in elementary education may be the perfect fit for you.

This program will prepare you to teach kindergarten through sixth-grade students in a classroom setting. You will gain real-word experience while learning about child growth and development, creative teaching materials and technology and content-related strategies. As an elementary teacher, you will be one of the first major influences in a young child's life.

You can also complete your elementary education degree in Hot Springs. The junior- and senior-level classes for this degree are available as evening classes.


Courses in the elementary education program include:

  • Emergent and Developing Literacy
  • Public School Art
  • Public School Music
  • Child Development
  • Family and Community Relations

Related information


Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Education Building, Office 247
Dr. Matthew Sutherlin, Chair
Mrs. Paula Golden, Administrative Assistant