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Teacher Development

Chairperson: Jennifer Jay
Address: A132 Education Building
Phone: 320.308.3007

BS in Elementary Education (K-6) (89 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

Admission To Teacher Education


  • SPED 203, MATH 201, and CPSY 262 count in Liberal Education.
  • C (not C-) or better in ENGL 191, CMST 192, ED 200, and in each completed course required for the major.
  • In order to enter the Education Blocks, students must have and maintain a 2.75 GPA.
  • A minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU, is required to enter the Education Blocks.

Program Requirements

89 credits: ED 200, ED 303, ED 305, ED 310, ED 315, ED 404, ED 405, ED 406, ED 407, ED 408, ED 409, ED 411, ED 412, ED 414, ED 420 (6 credits), ED 422 (8 credits), ED 462, MATH 201, MATH 301, SCI 226, SCI 227, SST 320, ART 396, MUSE 201, IM 421, CPSY 262, CPSY 361, SPED 203, PESS 398, HURL 497, HURL 498.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing and receive a passing grade on a foundations paper. The paper is to be completed during the Foundation of Education course, ED 414.

Minor in Social Studies - Elementary Education (18 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

One course from six of the following eight areas/departments: ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, SSCI, SOC, POL, PSY. Four courses must be at the 200-400 level (Cannot use SSCI 320).

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