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Bachelor of Science in Education

School of Education & Teacher Preparation

The Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) programs at College of Coastal Georgia are designed to provide teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to bring all students to high levels of learning in Georgia schools.

Coastal Georgia offers four options in Education: Early Childhood/Special Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Biology Education, and Secondary Mathematics Education.

Our programs offer day courses and field opportunities for teacher candidates to gain experience working with students in our partner schools as well as from content and pedagogical coursework. Blending traditional and non-traditional approaches to teacher preparation with a focus on content knowledge expertise, effective teaching strategies, and classroom management, graduates entering the teaching profession are poised to meet the challenges of current and future classrooms.

Through our rigorous and innovative curriculum, supervised classroom hours, and partner school driven professional development seminars, graduates are prepared to become educational leaders for the next generation.

Bachelor of Science in Education Majors


Why Education at Coastal Georgia?

At College of Coastal Georgia, teacher candidates maximize their experiential learning in public school settings based on their study of learning and teaching in the college classroom. The affordable tuition, highly qualified and engaged faculty, and multiple campus locations make the College of Coastal Georgia BSE an easy choice for students looking to make an impact in the field of education.

Completion of professional education coursework includes lecture courses, practicum courses in which teacher candidates work in diverse public school settings, and professional development seminars which provide supplemental knowledge beyond the classroom setting.

Admission Requirements

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on all coursework.
  • Successful completion of all three GACE Basic Skills tests
  • A grade of C or better in Area F coursework with a minimum of 30 hours of documented experiences with children.
  • Successful completion and analysis of a disposition evaluation and criminal background check.
  • Proof of tort liability insurance through GAE, SPAGE, or through personal insurance.
  • Transfer students must be accepted to CCGA before applying to an education program.

For more information

Kathy Halliwell
912.279..5843
khalliwell@ccga.edu

Dr. Michael Hazelkorn
Dean of the School of Education & Teacher Preparation