Early Elementary Education (Certification grades P-5) with Concentration in Moderate and Severe Disabilities (certification grades P-12) (BSR)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Bachelor of Science in Early Elementary Education — Leading to Certification in Early Elementary Grades P-5
Concentration: Moderate and Severe Disabilities (certification grades P-12)
Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107, 201, MATH 151, 152; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English 102, “C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.
Core Professional Courses
Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.
Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Elementary and Special Education Student Teaching
Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Completion of EDTP 301, 328, 330, 345, 346, 355, 337, 420, and 510, each with no lower than a C; “Pass” in all clinical field work; EDTP 311, 313, 320, 322, 324, 443, and 444 with no more than one grade below B-; Satisfactory mid-point portfolio; Positive recommendation from Elementary and Special Education Program Committees.
Concentration in Moderate and Severe Disabilities
Satisfactory dispositions assessment; C or better in Student Teaching; 2.75 overall GPA; program course work with 3.0 cumulative GPA and satisfactory portfolio.
Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.