The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education equips pre-service teachers with research-based knowledge, skills, abilities and dispositions to engage in socially just teaching practices. Through development of interdisciplinary practices and assessment literacy, with a focus on critical thinking, our pre-service teachers will be equipped to make significant impacts on learning in tomorrow’s elementary classrooms. The diverse needs of PK-6 students, systemic influences on student performance, and ethical considerations are embedded throughout the curriculum.
Opportunities for multiple, diverse field experiences at the beginning, middle, and end of the program
Development of culturally-competent teachers through relevant pedagogical and management strategies
Integration of competencies across subjects and disciplines is enhanced
Focus is on preparing future-ready teachers
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.
For admission to an undergraduate teacher education program, a student must have an overall GPA of 2.75 and “C-“ or better in required courses, or an overall GPA of 2.80 and “C” or better in the BSED program.
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