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2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education (BSEd)

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Elementary Education / Early Childhood Education


The specific course of study and the requirements leading to teacher certification administered by the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education are available in the departmental office, from the student’s advisor, and from the Teacher Education Policy Manual, available in 105 McKay Education Building and on the College of Education homepage.

The guidelines on admission, professional conduct, and student teaching for this department are subject to change. Current requirements for the College of Education as a whole may be found in the

Teacher Education Policy Manual.


Track: Elementary School Teaching

Elementary Education Core Courses - Credits: 12 or 13

Block One - Credits: 6

ELEC 281/288 must be taken in a block. Sophomore standing required for registration.

Block Two - Credits: 7

Successful completion of Block 1 and of Math 210 and 310 as well as admission to teacher certification programs required for registration. ELEC 342, 362, 301.

Block Three - Credits: 6

Successful completion of Block 2 required. Block 3 requires that the last 15 days of the semester and certain Wednesdays be available for fieldwork. Therefore, only 12-week or night classes can be taken concurrently with Block 3.

Other Program Requirements

Act 34 and 151, and FBI fingerprinting clearances must be current for admission to the Teacher Certification Program, as well as for any course with a field component.

2.8 QPA is required for admission to Teacher Certification. 3.0 QPA is required for certification.

A TB test, 20 hours of early field experience, and PPST 1 are required for admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

Praxis 2: ELED Fund. Subj. 30511 and specialty tests are required for student teaching.



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