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Education - Elementary, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Clinton, SC, United States
PC offers programs of study leading to teacher certification in many specialty areas—from early childhood, elementary, and middle school to secondary mathematics, English, social studies, and biology.
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Overview

You will receive first-rate instruction: the PC Teacher Education Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP) and approved by the South Carolina State Department of Education.

Whether you plan to teach, attend graduate school, or use your knowledge and skills in other ways, our department is focused on helping you achieve your goals. Top students become top teachers, and the faculty at PC will strive to ensure that you attain your maximum potential.

Accreditation

Presbyterian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Science Methods 
  • Social Studies Methods
  • Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
  • Teaching Reading at the Elementary Level
  • Practicum in Classroom Management and Organization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

When applying, high school seniors must:

  • Submit a PC application or submit the Common Application.
  • Request an official copy of your high school transcript from your guidance counselor.
  • Submit an official copy of your standardized test scores (SAT or ACT).
Recommended Items
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • ZeeMee
  • Essay 

Tuition Fee

  • In-State

    36600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clinton

  • 920 - 1610 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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