Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education
Make an Impact with Children of Diverse Learning Abilities
With a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Special Education dual degree, you can gain the knowledge to support students with diverse learning needs. Grand Canyon University's (GCU) regionally accredited and Arizona State Board of Education-approved bachelor of elementary education major in special education program affords you the knowledge and coursework to prepare for teaching licensure. Offered by the College of Education, this dual degree program is available online, in evening cohorts or at our traditional campus in Phoenix.
Our dual degree bachelors in special education and elementary education curriculum, directly aligned with national professional teaching standards, offers strategies to adapt teaching in the mainstream classroom to students with assorted needs. While core courses review pedagogy and classroom management, our special education focus aims to strengthen your understanding of assessing and adapting learning in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities. Opportunities to apply your learning in real classrooms are available throughout your program and provide a well-rounded foundation to flourish into an outstanding educator.