Early Childhood Education (P-5)

Bachelor of Science in Education
At a Glance

In the Department of Early Learning and Childhood Education, those who can teach definitely do. Specifically, our faculty prepare students for work in pre-kindergarten through 5 classrooms in all content areas. With exciting hands-on training in the Developmental and Diagnostic Reading Clinic, students leave UWG as teachers ready to positively effect Pre-K - 5 students' learning.

Why should I choose UWG's Early Childhood Education (P-5) program?
  • All programs are fully accredited by SACS and NCATE.
  • Early Childhood Education prepares teachers from pre-kindergarten through grade 5.
Are there any special opportunities available?
  • There are opportunities to work closely with faculty to participate in and develop research presentations for professional organization conferences and UWG Big Night.
What kind of facilities and equipment will be made available to me?
  • UWG Pre-Kindergarten - delivers quality pre-K education to children from the community and provides a valuable resource for the preparation of Early Childhood majors
  • Developmental and Diagnostic Reading Clinic - provides diagnosis and correction of reading problems for children and adults in the local community and provides a real-world experience for Early Childhood Education majors
  • The Georgia Highlands College and Newnan Center External Degree Program - provide an Early Childhood Education bachelor’s degree at the Georgia Highlands College campus in Rome, GA and at the Newnan Center.
Does the faculty specialize in certain areas?
  • Reflective teaching practices
  • Literacy acquisition
  • Best instructional practices
  • Linking learning theory to curriculum development
  • Technology integration
  • Curriculum design and evaluation
  • Instructional design and evaluation
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Character education
  • Cultural diversity