Elementary Education 1-6, Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

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Post-baccalaureate education programs offer a defined set of undergraduate courses to prepare candidates for Connecticut teacher certification. These programs require a bachelor's degree for admittance, though they do not lead to a certificate or degree. The program course outline and completion requirements for this catalog year are listed below. The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/curriculum-and-learning/programs 

Please also consult the College of Education page for additional information about the admission requirements for educator preparation programs.

41.5 Credits Required
Program GPA of 2.7 Required


EDU 200 - Teachers, Schools, and Society
EDU 305 - Emerging Literacies
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators
EDU 317 - Science Education in the Elementary School
EDU 330 - Social Studies in Elementary Schools 
EDU 407 - Developing Literacies
EDU 424 - Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School
EDU 471 - Supporting English Language Learners for School Success
EDU 475 - Supervised Fieldwork
EDU 480 - Student Teaching
EDU 485 - Student Teaching Seminar
SED 225 - Introduction to Exceptionalities  OR
  SED 481 - Teaching Exceptional Students in Elementary Education
SHE 203 - School Health

Non-Course Requirements:
Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)
Module 2: Dyslexia Required