2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education B.S.


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Requirements for Bachelor of Science Degree Elementary Education with a Concentration in Middle Education


The course of study for the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Middle Education is divided into three areas - General Studies, Professional Education, and 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) with a Concentration in 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)

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: 60


* 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: 33


Total Credit Hours: 28


Total Credit Hours: 41


Total Credit Hours: 33


Total Credit Hours: 12


Autism Certification


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

Alternative Certification Courses


The state of West Virginia is experiencing a major teacher shortage. These courses will provide teacher candidates with mentoring and preparation necessary to developing individuals who are ready for certification and full-time practice as a classroom teacher.  These course offerings will also help BSC remain competitive in the field of alternative certification programs.

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Academic Plan of Study


Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 15


Third Semester


Total Credit Hours: 15


Total Credit Hours: 16


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

Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 14


Eighth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 12


Total Credit Hours: 120


*Restricted to students admitted to Teacher Education

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