Elementary Education (B.A.)

Program Overview

fgcu student teaching young studentsThe B.A. in Elementary Education is designed to prepare students for teaching in Florida’s elementary schools and for certification by the Florida Department of Education as elementary school teachers (K through grade six), as well as ESOL endorsement, and Reading endorsement. The program of study includes coursework and extensive experience in elementary school settings throughout the FGCU five-county service area (Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee) to enable students to integrate theory with teaching practice.


Teacher candidates who graduate with a BA in Elementary education, also earn a Reading Endorsement and ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement

  • Program Requirements

  • Curriculum Map

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Accreditation

  • Admissions Information

  • Course Description

  • Course Schedule

  • Tuition, Fees, and Financial Assistance

  • Destination FGCU Transfer Program