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Education Studies - Middle Grades Science, 5-9, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, KY,
This degree emphasizes the integration of content knowledge, educational theory, and pedagogical practice within appropriate teaching contexts leading to middle-grades certification. 

About

Candidates who meet the requirements for the major will complete the program below in nine (9) terms including completion of the pre-professional term (eighth term) and Student Teaching (ninth term). No other courses may be taken during the Student Teaching term. Candidates must also meet all criteria for admission into and completion of this Teacher Education Program, including the required admission Written Assessment and the Exit Portfolio.

Since Berea College is a liberal arts college, all students engage in courses and experiences in general studies. These courses are especially important for those who wish to teach because they develop teachers’ general knowledge of the world, enhance their ability to make connections across disciplines, strengthen their capacity to look at questions from multiple perspectives, and develop the habits of critical, creative, and reflective inquiry.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Modern Biology
  • Experimental Zoology
  • Botany
  • Accelerated General Chemistry
  • Accelerated Environmental Chem
  • College Algebra with Modeling
  • Found/Tchg Elementary Math
  • Introduction to Astronomy
  • General Physics with Algebra
  • Intro-Sustainability & Environ

                    English Language Requirements

                    You only need to take one of these language tests:

                    • Minimum required score:

                      68

                      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                    • Minimum required score:

                      520

                      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                    • Minimum required score:

                      6

                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                    Academic Requirements

                    • Complete the Berea College Application for Admission, which also serves as your Tuition Promise Scholarship application.
                    • Schedule an appointment for your personal interview.
                    • Complete and return two Freshman Evaluation and Endorsement Forms from a current/former teacher, principal, or other school administrator or community leader.
                    • Complete and return the high school Counselor Evaluation Form
                    • Complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA to determine your financial eligibility.
                    • Complete your Financial Resource Questionnaire (FRQ) to determine your financial eligibility.
                    • Send us your Official High School Transcript 
                    • Send us your Official ACT or SAT scores.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      25200 USD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 25200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                    • National

                      25200 USD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 25200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                    Living costs for Berea

                    • 900 - 1400 USD/month
                      Living Costs

                    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                    Funding

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