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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
High Point, NC, United States
The Elementary Education program at High Point University has long been recognized for its excellence throughout North Carolina and the eastern United States. Our program is based within the liberal arts tradition; it is rigorous, field-centered and highly personalized. 
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Overview

The teacher education programs at High Point University meet the requirements of both the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the North Carolina State Board of Education.

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Elementary Education at High Point University builds on the most current body of knowledge of best practice relevant to teaching practices in K-6 classrooms.  Undergraduate courses focus on the new Common Core State and N.C. Essential Standards, technology, and interdisciplinary curriculum. Students enrolling in the elementary education program of study will be afforded many opportunities, beginning in their freshman year to practice their skills in the surrounding school districts with whom the School of Education currently partners.  

Advanced study through the Elementary B.A. to M.Ed. program with concentrations in literacy or STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering and Math) is available for academically qualified students beginning in their senior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Teaching
  • The Nature of the Learner
  • The 21st Century Classroom
  • Students with Disabilities: Characteristics and Service Delivery Models
  • Educational Technology for Teachers
  • Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing in the Primary Grades (K-2)
  • Children’s Literature K-6
  • Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing in the Intermediate Grades

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit your application for admission and all required supporting application forms online
  • Ask your guidance or college counselor to send your official high school transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or upload to the Common App.
  • Ask your guidance or college counselor to complete and submit the Common App’s Counselor Report form.
  • Please provide one letter of recommendation from either your counselor or a teacher.
  • High Point University is test optional. If you would like to be considered for our Presidential Scholarship Program or Honors Scholar Program, an SAT or ACT score is required.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    38080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38080 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38080 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for High Point

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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