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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , NV,
The Department of Teaching & Learning is dedicated to preparing students to excel as elementary teachers. Students who complete this program will earn a bachelor’s degree and be licensed as a K-8 teacher by the State of Nevada. Students who already have a degree and want to become an elementary teacher need to take course work through the teacher licensure program.

About

Students majoring in Elementary Education may earn either the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Arts degree, with the latter requiring two semesters of a foreign language. Students in the program will receive a broad theoretical and extensive practical preparation in the field of education. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for an elementary license issued by the Nevada State Department of Education. This degree, along with completion of all state licensing requirements, qualifies students to teach students in Kindergarten-8 th grade.

Career Possibilities

Possible career options after receiving this degree:

  • Teacher in an elementary school in public or private institutions
  • Teacher in a child care facility for young children

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Create an environment in the classroom that supports children’s growth and learning;
  • Develop instructional plans based on current child development and learning theories;
  • Generate instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse students based on the cultural, developmental, and language needs of the student;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the content areas they will teach including English language arts, science, mathematics, and social studies;
  • Use technology appropriate to the teaching and learning situations;
  • Devise a classroom management plan and maintain a positive learning environment;
  • Foster active inquiry, collaboration, critical thinking skills and supportive interaction in the elementary classroom;
  • Develop a variety of formative and summative assessment instruments;

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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Freshman applicants are admissible with either a 3.0 core GPA (calculated based on English, math, social science, and natural science) from the high school transcript, a 1120 SAT score, a 22 ACT composite score, or a Nevada Advanced High School Diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19670 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Paradise

  • 1088 - 1680 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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