2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Elementary Education/Middle Education B.S.


Requirements for Bachelor of Science Degree Elementary Education and Early/Middle Education


The course of study for the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education is divided into three areas - General Studies, Professional Education, and Elementary Education The course of study for the Bachelor of Science degree in Early/Middle Education includes four areas - General Studies, Professional Education, Elementary Education, and at least one 5-9 specialization. Candidates for this degree must earn a minimum of 120 semester hours of credit in approved subjects with an overall grade point average of 2.75 or better.

Elementary Education (K-6) or Early/Middle Education


Elementary Education K-6 plus a minimum of one of the following:

5-9 General Science
5-9 English/Language Arts
5-9 Mathematics
5-9 Social Studies
K-6 Special Education Multi-Categorical BD, MI, SLD (excluding autism)

The Elementary Education program at BSC and 5-9 endorsements are national recognized by CAEP and their Specialized Professional Associations (SPA).

The K-6 Special Education Multi-Categorical BD, MI, SLD (excluding autism) program was included in the CAEP accreditation process and has been submitted for SPA feedback.

 

Elementary Education K-6


The following list of courses will satisfy the requirements for both the General Studies and the Elementary Education programs:

Total Credit Hours: 46


* READ 270  must be taken before enrolling in READ 371 .
All Professional Education Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
** Restricted to students admitted to the Teacher Education Program and must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Early/Middle degree students may select at least one additional middle school endorsement from the following:
All courses for a student’s 5-9 courses content area must be completed with a “C” or better.

Total Credit Hours: 21


Total Credit Hours: 30-31


Total Credit Hours: 26


Total Credit Hours: 24


Total Credit Hours: 12


Autism Certification


Autism Certication can be added by taking the following two courses (6 Hrs)

Academic Plan of Study


First Semester


Total Credit Hours: 15


Second Semester


Total Credit Hours: 15


Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 15


After Spring Year Two- Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program

Total Credit Hours: 14


Total Credit Hours: 18


Total Credit Hours: 15


Eighth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 12


Total Credit Hours: 120


*Restricted to students admitted to Teacher Education