Aug 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Major, BS


Student in field experiences will be required to complete a criminal backgroung check through the MUW Office of Field Experiences. Students are reequired to meet with their faculty advisor to schedule classes and discuss degree requirements, see Section 10.4.

General Education Curriculum: (38-39 Semester Hours)


See General Education Curriculum Requirements  

BS Degree Requirements:


See Bachelor of Science Requirements 

Professional Semester:


(Minimum grade of C or above)

Concentrations:


For the K-6 licensure programs, all above requirements must be met. In addition, two areas of concentration must be completed, with a minimum of 18 semester hours in each area, and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Concentrations include: English, General Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

For the K-6 program, with add-on endorsements in two areas of concentration, all above requirements must be met. In addition, two areas of concentration must be completed. A minimum of 21 semester hours in each, with a minimum grade of “C” in each course must be met for the following add-on certifications: English (7-12); General Science (7-12); Mathematics (7-12); and Social Studies (7-12).

A 7-12 institutional add-on endorsement in mathematics is available. Students should see and education advisor for the specific required MUW courses for the 7-12 mathematics endorsement

K-3 licensure program, all above requirements in addition to ED 297 and ED 307. No concentration courses required.

K-6 licensure programs, all above requirements. In addition, two areas of concentration must be completed, with a minimum of 18 semester hours in each area, and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Concentration areas include: English, General Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

K-6 program with add-on 7-12 and/or 7-8 endorsements in two area, all above requirements must be met. In addition, two areas of concentration must be completed with a minimum of 21 semester hours in each, and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. Concentration areas include: (7-8) Mathematics; (7-12) English, General Science, Social Studies, Art Education, Bible, Business education, Drama (Performing Arts), French, Spanish, Physical Education, Journalism, Music Education Instrumental, Music Education Vocal, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Speech Communications, and Marketing. A 7-12 institutional add-on endorsement in mathematics is available. Students should see and education adviser for the specific required MUW course for the 7-12 mathematics endorsement.

Pre-K add-on endorsement, all above requirements must be met. Endorsement may add on to any of the above programs. Required courses: ED 307, 317, 319, and 320.

Note:


*Education course requirements are currently being reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and may change prior to the next catalog printing.
The Mississippi Department of Education has eliminated the K-3 licensure option. The K-3 program option is no longer available.

General Education-Special Subject Areas (Grades K-12 Music, Spanish and Theatre)


Teacher Licensure is offered in the following special subject areas: BM in Music Education, B.A. in Spanish, and BA in Theatre Education, all with Teacher Certification requirements. For specific degree requirements, consult the section of the catalog for the Music, Spanish, and Theatre programs.

General Education - Secondary Subject Areas (Grades 7-12):

Licensure at the secondary level is offered for Biology, Physical Science, Mathematics, English, and Social Studies. For specific degree requirements, consult the section of the catalog for the specific departments associated with each discipline.