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.
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.
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).
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).