Elementary Education K-6/ESOL B.S.

 The Department of Education at Palm Beach Atlantic University prepares highly competent teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences.  If you would like to teach children the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the major of Elementary Education is for you. With the component of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) you will study applied linguistics, including first- and second-language acquisition and major methodologies and current trends in ESOL teaching and assessment. In addition, you can have your second semester of student teaching almost anywhere in the world. 

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Just a few of the careers that you will be prepared for with this major and some with additional training are: 

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Guidance counselor
  • Admission counselor

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