Students interested in becoming elementary school teachers (K-grade 6) earn a Bachelor of Art or a Bachelor of Science in the College of Arts and Sciences. While completing requirements for the baccalaureate degree, students are encouraged to complete a minor in elementary education.
Post-Baccalaureate Professional Year (24 graduate hours)
The following courses are taken during the post-baccalaureate professional year. Students must apply to and be admitted by the Office of Graduate and International Admissions prior to registration. Teacher licensure is granted at the successful completion of the professional year; 12 additional hours may be taken to complete the master’s degree. For details, see the Graduate Catalog.