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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Elementary Education (B.S. in Education)


Minimum of 125-126 credit hours required
Licensure K–6

Bachelor’s degree requirements

General Education Requirements (53 credit hours minimum)


Communications (8–9 credit hours)


Choose one from the following:


Humanities (12 credit hours)


  • Literature Credits: 3

Natural Science (12 credit hours)


Each area requires a lab.

  • Biological Science Credits: 4
  • Physical Science Credits: 4
  • Earth Science Credits: 4

Quantitative Sciences (9 credit hours)


Choose from the following:


Grade C or better for either course

Teacher Education Courses


 A grade of C or higher is required in all teacher education courses and practica.

A 3.0 or higher GPA in teacher education courses and practica is needed before the Professional Semester.

Professional Component - Admission to Teacher Education is required (47 credit hours)


Students receiving a grade of less than a C in a Block A course will not be permitted to proceed to Block B until a grade of C or higher is recorded (i.e., must retake the Block A course first).

Students receiving a grade of less than C in a Block B course or practicum will not be permitted to proceed to Block C until a grade of C or higher is recorded.

Students receiving a grade of less than C in a Block C course will not be permitted to proceed to the professional semester until a grade of C or higher is recorded.

Block C (11 credit hours)


 Must be taken concurrently and prior to the Professional Semester.

Professional Semester (15 credit hours)


 A 3.0 or higher GPA in Teacher Education courses and practica is needed before the Professional Semester.

Area of Concentration


Requirement: 15 credit hours in one area in addition to general education requirements.  One of the following areas must be selected:

  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Special Education

Total credit hours required for graduation (125-126)