Jun 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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 (49 credit hours minimum)


Communications (8–9 credit hours)


Choose one from the following:


Social Science (12 credit hours)


Natural Science (11 credit hours)


Two areas requires a lab.

  • Biological Science Credits: 3-4
  • Physical Science Credits: 3-4
  • Earth Science Credits: 3-4

Quantitative Sciences (9 credit hours)


Choose from the following:


Grade C or better for either course

Teacher Education Courses (56 credit hours)


 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 (46 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 (12 credit hours)


 Must be taken concurrently and prior to the Professional Semester.

Professional Semester (12 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
  • K-12 Online Teaching Undergraduate Certificate (This certificate requires 12 hours.  Students selecting this option will have 3 additional elective hours available.)
  • Open Option (15 credit hours to be selected in consultation with an advisor.  Students are encouraged to select coursework leading to a minor, certificate, or additional teaching interests.)

Total credit hours required for graduation (120)