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Elementary Education, Grades K-6 with ESOL, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, FL,
The Department of Education at Palm Beach Atlantic University prepares highly competent teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences.  If you would like to teach children the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the major of Elementary Education is for you.

About

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Just a few of the careers that you will be prepared for with this major and some with additional training are: 

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Guidance counselor
  • Admission counselor

With the component of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) you will study applied linguistics, including first- and second-language acquisition, and major methodologies and current trends in ESOL teaching and assessment. And, your coursework will also include the study of a foreign language.

Special features of the Teacher Education Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University include:

  • Preparation in a private university in a Christian environment
  • Successful history of job placement of graduates
  • Outstanding faculty teach classes with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Prestigious reputation in the local public and private school systems
  • Commitment to excellence in education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    137 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical and Earth Space Science Lab
  • Children's Literature
  • Theoretical Underpinnings of ESOL
  • Cultural Dimensions of ESOL
  • Foundations of Elementary Language and Cognition
  • Foundations of Research-Based Literacy
  • Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School

Lecturers

Your faculty members are passionate teachers who are also strong people of faith. They will guide and support you throughout your PBA years. They are also accomplished scholars who are sought after to lend their expertise and to speak at state and national conferences. They also impacted their fields by publishing countless articles and books. 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 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 West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 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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