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2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, B.S.: Elementary Distance Programs

About the B.S. in Education

Completion of this coursework will lead to a Bachelor’s degree AND certification in the major content area, certification in English as a second language, and certification in Special Education.

Communication Literacy Requirement. Communication Literacy courses for the Education major are EDEL 3300 , EDEL 4000 , EDSE 4000 , and EDLL 3352 .

About the Elementary Distance Programs

The College of Education has established a partnership with community colleges in the Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston, Snyder, and Odessa areas to enable students to earn an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree and complete a B.S. from Texas Tech University through the College of Education. Agreements with area school districts place teacher candidates in area schools for extensive clinical experiences. Students enter the program in Summer II and complete the program by the following Summer I. Students must have or be in the process of completing an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree. Those with an A.A. or A.S. degree can be considered. Contact an advisor for more information.

Elementary-Level Education. This concentration within the B.S. in Education is designed primarily for individuals seeking teacher certification in grades pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Students in partner area districts with an Associates of Arts in Teaching are eligible to apply. Students can find partner districts at Degree plans are a sequence of four semesters of professional education courses (including two student teaching semesters). All courses include field experiences scheduled outside of class time.

Recommended Sample Curriculum

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Summer I

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Total Hours: 57