Aug 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Elementary Education (B.S. in Education)


Minimum of 120 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)