2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Elementary Education K-6

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A major included requirements in General Education beyond other degree programs, Professional Education, and Other Requirements as indicated.  See the Education Department for complete program outlines.

All Education students must meet the following Division of Education academic standard:

  • Admission to the Teacher Education Program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 over all with no less than 2.75 Content GPA and Professional Education GPA and ACT of 19 or higher.


  • GPA 2.75 (Cumulative, Content, and Professional Education) with ACT of 24 or higher

Exceptions may petition the Division Chair who will report to the PEB any exceptions or conditions.

Admissions in the Teacher Education (TEP) is required for all Education 300-400 level methods courses, 300/400 ELED methods courses, and 300/400 level MUSC methods courses.  Written notification of the TEP application results will be distributed from the Chair of the Division of Education to all applicants and their academic advisor/success coach.

Degree Awarded:

Bachelor of Science


Division of Education


Total Major Requirements: 58 credit hours

General Education Requirements for the College of Adult and Professional Studies:

  • Composition (w/ grade of “C” or better) - 3 hours
  • Researched Composition (w/ grade of “C” or better) - 3 hours
  • Math * - 3 hours
  • Natural Science w/ lab - 4 hours
  • Speech - 3 hours
  • Religion/Philosophy - 3 hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 hours
  • Computer Information Systems - 3 hours
  • Liberal Arts/Humanities - 9 hours
    • Select a minimum of 9 hours within at least two categories:
      • History
      • Literature
      • Fine Arts (Art, Music, or Drama - survey courses)
      • Foreign Language/World Culture
  • CAPS 200 Analysis, Principles and Skills of Adult Learning
  • IDST 101 Introduction to Communities of Practice


* Math:

See Math Requirements for specific major sought.

  • Majors within the Bachelor of Arts degree requiring The Nature of Mathematics or Intermediate Algebra or a higher level math course must earn a grade of C or better.
  • Majors within the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration requiring College Algebra must earn a grade of C or better.

Total General Education Requirements: 37 credit hours

Total Degree Requirements: 124 credit hours

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