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Elementary Education (with Concentration in Social Science and Civics), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
Frostburg State University’s elementary education bachelor’s program prepares students for certification to teach grades 1-6 in Maryland in a specific content area. The combination of rigorous coursework and extended classroom experience has resulted in our graduates being sought-after to fill teaching positions in school districts throughout the region.

Overview

Program highlights

  • Complete extensive field experiences that prepare you well for a teaching career.
  • Join a learning community to develop a deeper understanding of the teaching profession and gain skills that help you become a strong advocate for education and a leader in the field.
  • Use FSU educational resources such as the Children’s Literature Center, which integrates our students into the Frostburg community to promote reading and to build skills for working with children of different ages.
  • Create and present a portfolio of your work and complete the PRAXIS II content knowledge and pedagogy tests required by the state of Maryland.
  • Join the Frostburg Student Education Association and network with other teachers and prospective teachers in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Basic Economics
  • Geography of North America
  • Geography of Maryland
  • Medieval Europe
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Native Peoples of the Americas
  • History of Maryland
  • History of Colonial America
  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1789
  • History of Civil War and Reconstruction
  • American State and Local Politics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

The University welcomes applications from undergraduate international students who demonstrate university-level language proficiency in English.Frostburg State University international student admission process focuses on three areas: (1) academic qualifications; (2) financial support; and (3) English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify.

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