Human Development and Family Studies

School of Health and Human Sciences

 

 

 

The Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Licensure Program at UNC Greensboro prepares students for a variety of careers, including teaching in public Kindergarten and NC pre-K classrooms.

 

 

 

Main Campus Program at a Glance:

  • 120 semester hours are required for graduation, including at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level
  • Main Campus students can start the program in their First Year.  For students wishing to transfer from a North Carolina community college, the details of the Articulation Agreement can be found here.
  • Required field placements in an inclusive early childhood setting/classroom offer applied experience
  • Many graduates pursue graduate degrees in HDFS or related fields
  • General questions about the Main Campus Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Licensure Program should be addressed Dr. Karen La Paro or Dr. Harriette Bailey

 

Online Program at a Glance:

  • Students must transfer to UNC Greensboro with successful completion of an AAS degree from a North Carolina community college.  The details of the Articulation Agreement can be found here.
  • Admission into this program is for Fall and Spring semesters only.  Application deadlines are July 15 (for Fall semester admissions) and December 1 (for Spring semester admissions). Students must accept their admissions offers by July 21 (for Fall semester admissions) and December 21 (for Spring semester admissions).
  • 120 semester hours are required for graduation, including at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level
  • Online courses are either asynchronous (with no set meeting time) or synchronous (conducted live via computer webcam)
  • Required field placements in an inclusive early childhood setting/classroom offer applied experience
  • Many graduates pursue graduate degrees in HDFS or related fields
  • Students transferring to UNC Greensboro with their AAS degrees are 2+ students.  Remember this when filling out forms.  Click here for additional information about the 2+ program
  • Given the nature of the program, it is required that all students have regular access to a computer with internet access, a webcam, and a computer microphone and headset.  A full list of Technical Requirements are available here.
  • General questions about the Online Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Licensure Program should be addressed Kathryn Aldridge

 

You want to be a BK Teacher Licensure student?  Apply to UNCG.  If you are already enrolled at UNC Greensboro and would like to change your major, complete this form.

 

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