2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Elementary and Middle School Licensure


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This licensure is part of the Elementary and Middle School Education and Teaching, BS  program. With careful scheduling and attention to the requirements for admission to the teacher preparation program, a student can complete all degree and program requirements in four years. After completing the degree and program requirements, students receive a BS degree in Elementary and Middle School Education and Teaching, and they are eligible for licensure in Elementary (PK-6) Education with one Middle (6-8) School endorsement: Math, Natural Science, Social Science (History), or Language Arts.

Students in this degree program will be assigned an academic advisor who specializes in teacher education.

Professional Requirements for Elementary and Middle School Licensure


Practicum Integration Semester (7 credits)


These courses are taken the semester prior to Partnership.

In order to advance to the Partnership semester, students must earn a B- or better in EDUC 310, EDUC 361, and EDUC 380.  Any student receiving licensure in Elementary and Middle may repeat EDUC 310, EDUC 361, and EDUC 380 only once if the student is unsuccessful due to insufficient academic performance.

Partnership Semester (16 credits)


These courses MUST be taken together during the semester prior to Student Teaching.

Any student receiving licensure in Elementary and Middle may repeat Partnership courses (EDUC 423, 433, 443, 461, and 467) only once if the student is unsuccessful due to insufficient academic performance. In order to be successful in the Partnership semester, students must have B- or better in each Partnership course.

Student Teaching Semester (12 credits)


Note: Passing scores on Praxis II, VCLA and RVE are required prior to beginning student teaching.

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