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Huckabee School of Education

Welcome From the Dean: Rachel Pool

Rachel PoolAt Ouachita Baptist University we build a community that exhibits “love of God and love of learning.” We provide both challenge and support. Dedicated and experienced professors teach small classes. Early in each program, we provide opportunities to observe and participate in community projects and schools. We believe these experiences provide strategies for learning and growing that are beneficial for all. Interaction with individuals of diverse backgrounds provides our candidates opportunities to demonstrate care and competence in their areas of study. This is accomplished in a Christ-centered environment.

At Ouachita, students also develop friendships that will be foundational for entering a variety of career paths. Students/candidates find the importance of the spiritual component in life. They explore the integration of faith throughout the educational experience in both personal and professional relationships.

Let us know if we can be of assistance to you, your family, and your friends. We look forward to meeting you.

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Degree Programs

Department of Education

  • B.A. in Elementary Education (K-6 licensure)
    (optional endorsement available for 3- and 4-year-old education)
  • B.A. in Middle School Education (4-8 licensure)
    with subject area concentrations available in
    • English & Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • B.A. in Secondary Education (7-12 licensure)
    with subject area concentrations available with double majors in
    • Life/Earth Sciences (Biology Major)
    • Physical/Earth Sciences (Chemistry Major)
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Physics/Mathematics
    • Social Studies
    • Theatre Arts
  • B.A. or B.M.E. in Education (K-12 licensure)
    with subject area concentrations available with double majors in
    • Art
    • Kinesiology
    • Music (Choral or Instrumental - B.M.E.)
    • Speech Communication & Theatre Arts
  • A minor in Education Studies (19 hours)
  • Education Endorsements 
    • Coaching (K-12)
    • English as a Second Language (K-12)
    • Special Education (K-12)
    • Three- & Four-year-old (for Elementary Education majors)

Department of Kinesiology

  • B.A. in Kinesiology
    with emphases available in
    •  Teaching
    • Exercise Science
    • Pre-Professional Studies
    • Recreation & Sports Administration
    • Recreation & Sports Ministry
  • Minors available in:
    •  Coaching
    • Exercise Science
    • Recreation & Sports Administration
    • Recreation & Sports Ministry


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