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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairmont, MN, United States
The mission of the Elementary Education program at Fairmont State University is to prepare reflective and responsive elementary educators who possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to help all K-6 grade students learn.
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Overview

Elementary school teachers play an important role in the education and development of children, creating a foundation for future school success and life opportunities. The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program at Fairmont State University provides opportunities for candidates seeking certification in K-6 multi-subject classrooms, with additional teaching specializations available, at the initial and advanced levels through both undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Learning outcomes

Candidates who wish to teach in grades kindergarten through sixth grade in an open or self-contained classroom are prepared to meet West Virginia certification requirements and the curriculum requirements of Fairmont State University by completing the Elementary Education Course of Study. In addition to Professional Studies, Content Methods, and General Studies coursework required for this major, candidates are also required to complete field experiences and student teaching in an approved K-6 classroom.

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 included:

  • Elementary Art Education
  • Pedagogy of Literacy
  • Children’s Literature
  • World Civilizations
  • West Virginia History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Applicant must have completed a satisfactory program of secondary school studies equivalent to an American high school. 
  • An officially certified English translation of high school transcripts or college transcripts, if applicable, must accompany applications. 
  • In cases where high school graduation is expected after the application deadline for admission, acceptance at Fairmont State would be given to the prospective student with the understanding that the student successfully complete the necessary academic requirements and submit proof of graduation. Photo copies will not be accepted. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8407 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8407 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3869 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fairmont

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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