May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Pre K-Adult Education Specializations, B.A.


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Candidates who wish to qualify for teaching in an open or self-contained classroom, Pre-K through Adult, shall complete Core Curriculum, Professional Education, and Specialization requirements. Candidates electing a teaching specialization must include the Methods and Materials course for that comprehensive area. If electing to complete two single-subject specializations, Methods and Materials must be completed for both specializations. The student teaching assignments must also include teaching experience at each developmental level to be named on the license.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN EDUCATION: PRE K-ADULT EDUCATION (Hours will vary): 120 MINIMUM

  • Core Curriculum Requirements (Hours will vary per content area)
  • Professional Education Courses: 39 SEM. HRS.
  • Specializations (Hours will vary)

Choose one of the following options:

  1. One comprehensive specialization to teach in grades 5-Adult or 9-Adult the related subjects which comprise the comprehensive specialization.
  2. Two single-subject specializations for grades 5-Adult
  3. One single-subject specialization for grades 5-Adult or 9-Adult and one specialization for grades 5-9
  4. One single specialization for grades 5-Adult or 9-Adult and/or a specialization in either Physical Education or Spanish Pre K-Adult.

Core Curriculum (30-33 Credit Hours)


For details on the required courses, refer to the Core Curriculum   program. 

Teaching Endorsements


The Department of Education prepares candidates for a Bachelor of Arts in Education degree with an endorsement in a specialized teaching area. Teaching endorsements must be combined with a B.A. in Education degree program. Field experiences and student teaching in an approved classroom for the teaching endorsement is required. Optional endorsements include the following:

Mathematics (Grades 5-9) Teaching Endorsement  

Multi-categorical Special Education (K-12) Teaching Endorsement  

Spanish (Pre-K-Adult), Teaching Endorsement  

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