Computer Science Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Computer Science Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Information Literacy Elective 23
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
MATH Elective 33
Technology Competency 40-3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 52
RSCH 201Research3
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 52
THEO 202Theology Survey II 52
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements


CSIS 112 Advanced Programming (3 c.h.) is strongly recommended, as a prerequisite to CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures (3 c.h.).


MATH 201 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 c.h.) is strongly recommended, as a prerequisite to CSIS 325 Database Management Systems (3 c.h.).


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course refer to for more information


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
CSCN 110Introduction to Computer Sciences 13
MATH 211Introduction to Statistical Analysis 13
PHYS 101Elements of Physics 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfil select general education requirements.

Major Core
Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 419Content Teaching Methods3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 177School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 277School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 377School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDUC 189Practicum in Education I: Local 10
EDUC 289Practicum in Education II: Local 10
EDUC 389Practicum in Education III: Local 10
Secondary Courses
CSCN 310Web Programming in HTML3
CSIS 209C# Programming3
or CSIS 212 Object-Oriented Programming
CSIS 111Introduction to Programming Using C++3
or CSCN 111 Programming In C++ Beginner
CSIS 215Algorithms and Data Structures3
CSIS 320IS Hardware and Software3
CSIS 325Database Management Systems3
or CSCN 326 Database Design and Management
CSIS 330Business Data Communication Systems3
CSIS 342Computer Architecture and Organization3
or CSCN 342 Computer Architecture
CSIS 355Network Architecture and Protocols3
or CSCN 355 Network Architecture, Protocols, and Theory
CSIS 471Software Engineering3
or CSCN 471 Software Engineering Management
MATH 128Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry4
MATH 131Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 250Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
PHYS 103Elements of Physics Lab1
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
Choose one of the following:9
Student Teaching - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - One Placement – Local
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Distance
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Local
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - One Placement – Local
Total Hours78

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching


CSIS 112 is strongly recommended, as a prerequisite to CSIS 215


MATH 201 is strongly recommended, as a prerequisite to CSIS 325


Choose one of the following Student Teaching options: EDST 460, EDST 461, EDST 464, EDST 465, EDST 466, or EDST 467


  • All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 122 total hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30.5 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30.5 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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