Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Elementary Education Grades 1-5, PBC


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Total Hours Required for Certificate:  33

The Elementary Education Grades 1-5, PBC program leads to initial teacher certification and is only offered 100% online. All teacher education preparation requirements must be satisfied for this certificate.

Program Admission


By meeting the general requirements for admission and the following prerequisites, applicants can enroll in Portal I courses:

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited university; and
  • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 at the time of baccalaureate degree conferral.

Official admission into the program is contingent upon meeting the requirements for EDUC 499.

Term 1: Fall - 6 hours


Note:  EDUC 203 and EDUC 216 require 10 field experience hours each.

EDUC 499 packet must be approved prior to enrolling in EDUC and SPED 300/400 level courses.

Term 2: Spring - 6 hours


Note:  EDUC 316 and EDUC 327 require 20 field experience hours each.

Term 3: Summer - 6 hours


Note:  EDUC 416 requires 20 field experience hours, and SPED 320 requires 5 field experience hours.

Term 4: Fall - 8 hours


Note:  EDUC 351 requires 10 field experience hours, EDUC 469 requires 20 field experience hours, and (EDUC 460E requires a minimum of 80% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 1-5 classroom completing residency hours, or EDUC 462E requires 100% of the instructional week in a grade 1-5 classroom as the teacher of record).

Term 5: Spring - 7 hours


Note:  EDUC 325 and EDUC 326 require 15 field experience hours each, and (EDUC 461E requires 100% of the instructional week in an assigned grade 1-5 classroom completing residency hours, or EDUC 463E requires 100% of the instructional week in a grade 1-5 classroom as the teacher of record).

Note


Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses applied to the certificate.

 

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