Mar 18, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Elementary Education, B.S.

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Students are strongly encouraged to consult their advisor before making course work selections.

If a student graduates with an Elementary Education major and then returns to college to pursue an optional endorsement, concentration, or specialization, the student may not be eligible for federal financial aid.

General Education

See General Education  

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)

See Experiential Education .

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)

B.S. Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement (12 credits)

* Note: Most or all of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Transfer students not majoring in a math or science field may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult a Student Success Advisor for details.

Elementary Education Curriculum Requirements (72-79 Credits)

Teacher candidates need to apply for admission to the College of Education during their sophomore year. Transfer students must attend one semester to establish the minimum 3.0 GPA for admittance. (See Admission Procedures)

Requirements (30-37 Credits)

Courses should be taken in this order whenever possible to complete the program in a timely manner.

Courses Requiring Admission to the Teacher Education Program (15 Credits)

Teacher Candidates must be admitted to the Initial Teacher Education Program to take the following required courses. (See Admission Procedures)

Elementary Education Block (15 Credits)

Students must be admitted to the College of Education and Human Development Professional Teacher Education Program, have taken all required elementary education courses, and have passed the Praxis Elementary Education Content Knowledge. Students must apply for the Block Program one semester prior to admission to Block courses.

Student Teaching (12 Credits)

Optional Endorsement, Concentration, and Specialization Areas

Students may select an optional Endorsement, Concentration, or Specialization from the following:

Open Elective Courses (10-12 Credits)

An additional 10-12 free electives are needed to satisfy the 120 credit hour requirement for graduation. It is highly recommended that students choose their electives as an endorsement, concentration, or specialization to make them more marketable.

Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120

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