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Elementary Education (K-6), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Passion. Commitment. Communication. As a teacher, you play a critical role in the development of children and, ultimately, society. Learn how to be effective in today’s classrooms. The Elementary Education (K-6) program is offered at Saint Mary's College.
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Overview

Elementary Education (K-6) program offered at Saint Mary's College, can also receive licensure in Mild Intervention (mild disabilities grades K-6), English as a Second Language, and Indiana Reading licensure (P-12). You can complete a minor in Early Childhood Education (no license). The department also offers a license in visual arts or music. 

Multiple courses in teaching-specific areas are mandatory for all education majors. You will also study applied media and instructional technology, educational psychology, reading assessment and intervention, along with student teaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society field 
  • American Mosaic: Integrative Approaches to the Arts in Elementary/Middle School 
  • Teaching Wellness in Elementary/Middle School
  • Applied Media and Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology: Foundations of Special Education in Elementary/Middle School field 

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:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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