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Elementary Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Newport, RI, United States
For more than 60 years, the Department of Education has graduated highly qualified, well-prepared teachers who are active participants in the life of children and schools. Our graduates work in classrooms from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, in many states and foreign countries.

Overview

Grounded in a liberal arts tradition, our state-approved programs integrate a content-oriented curriculum and a comprehensive study of pedagogy with practical field experience in diverse settings. We emphasize culturally responsive teaching and revise our curriculum to keep our students current with innovative practices in today's schools.

Our students benefit from the personalized guidance they receive from faculty and school professionals. Through their extensive student teaching assignments, they develop skills that enable them to put theory into practice, observe cutting-edge methods and gain valuable experience in their discipline.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Race and Inequality in American Education 
  • Teaching Physical Education and Health 
  • Technologies for Instruction and Assessment 
  • Child and Adolescent Development, Learning and Teaching: Theories and Applications 
  • Children's Literature 
  • Tutoring and Mentoring in a Multicultural Society
  • Methods Portfolio 
  • Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School 
  • Teaching Literacy and Language 

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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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General Requirements

  • Common Application.
  • $50 application fee.
  • Official high school transcript, including grades from the senior year.
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a guidance counselor and one from the teacher of your choice).
  • Personal essay.
  • SAT/ACT scores (our CEEB code is 3759). Please note that scores are optional unless you are applying as a nursing or education major.
  • Home-schooled applicants must submit a copy of all course descriptions and a portfolio of work. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1280 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1280 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1280 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1280 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newport

  • 1000 - 1500 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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