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Bachelor of Science in Education Middle Childhood Education


What will I learn?

The School of Education offers three Bachelor of Science in education (B.S.E.) degrees, the B.S.E. in elementary education K-6, the B.S.E. in special education K-12, and the B.S.E. in middle childhood education grades 4-8, which includes specialties in math, science, social studies, and language arts. A minor in education is offered through the School of Education as well. For details about education licensure content areas, see the licensure officer in the College of Education and Health Professions.

The department strives to provide balanced teacher education programs that embody institutional and college goals, the Arkansas Department of Education teacher licensure requirements, guidelines of learned societies and professional associations, and contemporary educational philosophies and practices.

Concentration Courses

Social Studies Concentration

Language Arts Concentration

Math Concentration

Science Concentration

Major (59 hours)

Fall Block I (16 hours)

MCED 4302 Introduction to Middle Level Education

TCED 4321 Teaching Diverse Adolescents

MCED 3303 Middle Childhood Curriculum and Planning

MCED 3105 Field Experience I

Concentration Methods Course

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,779.60 per year
Application deadline

Expected July, November 2023

Start date

Expected January, August 2023


College of Education and Health Professions

2801 S University Avenue,



72204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to have TOEFL score of 525 on paper-based.

For international students

First-time freshmen students must have any high school and post-secondary school transcripts, accompanied by English translations. Minimum cumulative high school GPA: 2.5 out of 4.0. TOEFL: 525 Paper-based, 61 Internet-based; IELTS: 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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