Department of
Curriculum and Instruction

McMurry University
Abilene, Texas 79697-0368


You will develop the skills to set up an inclusive classroom environment that fosters the success of all young students.

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What Sets Us Apart

At McMurry, you will find a tightknit group of scholars and educators who are passionate about teaching and learning. Our education faculty are committed to the success of every student — and they’re just as passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience with you. You will combine your studies with relevant field education through your clinical teaching work to fully prepare for a career in the elementary classroom.

What You Can Earn

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education ESL Endorsement and Bilingual Education

You’ll complete at least 120 credit hours, not including developmental courses. At least 39 hours will be at an advanced level. This degree requires a minor in curriculum and instruction for teacher certification in early childhood through grade 6 and ESL endorsement.


Your additional training in ESL and bilingual education enhances your career prospects and positions you to meet the needs of the Spanish-speaking learners across Texas. Your combined foundation in early childhood and ESL and bilingual education will position you to pursue roles in preschool instruction, elementary school teaching, childcare and social services.

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