GBC Launches Online Early Childhood BA

Great Basin College and the Department of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce that the Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education will launch in the Fall of 2021.

The program was designed for GBC’s service area and beyond. The online degree allows students to continue working while still obtaining their degree.

Lynette Macfarlan, ECE Professor stated, “The degree program will focus on working with children from birth through age five with an emphasis on play theory, nature-based experiences, special education including behavioral interventions, and English language acquisition development.”

For more information about the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, please contact ECE Program Supervisor, Lynette Macfarlan at lynette.macfarlan@gbcnv.edu or by phone at 775-340-3426 or 775-753-7193.

Lynette Macfarlan: 775-753-2239, lynette.macfarlan(a)gbcnv.edu

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