B.S.Ed. Degree with a Major in Elementary Education
- Total Credit Hours: 120
- Degree Format: Online, Traditional
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About this field
The Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in Elementary Education prepares teacher candidates to teach and support students in pre-kindergarten through 5th grade in the field of elementary education. Successful completion of the program leads to a Georgia Professional Standards Commission Induction Level – T-4 certification and the Reading Endorsement.
The Valdosta State Difference
The Elementary Education program is designed to prepare professional educators with the knowledge, dispositions, and competencies necessary to support and enhance P-5 students’ overall intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and personal growth and development. The design of the program includes a variety of methods and content courses with hands-on activities. These courses are supported by structured field experiences designed to provide opportunities to meld theory with practice in field-based interactions with P-5 students in general education and inclusive settings.
What You'll Learn
The Valdosta State Elementary Education program is designed to create versatile, well-rounded educators who can teach in a P-5 classroom setting. Students learn the value of planning, instruction, and assessment and how they impact student learning. Teacher candidates leave the program with a wide range of research-based practices including how to infuse technology in a 21st century classroom.
Cost & Admission Requirements
- General Education Teacher P-5
- Teaching Assistant
- Youth Program Director
- Youth Specialist for Nonprofit Organization
- Education Center
301 Baytree Road
Valdosta, GA 31698