Elementary Education (B.Ed.) - Middle Grades Mathematics - Resident

Elementary Education (B.Ed.) - Middle Grades Mathematics - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
ENGL 102Composition and Literature3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
MATH 117Elements of Mathematics3
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Social & Scientific Inquiry
PHYS 101Elements of Physics3
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47
1

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

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course

3

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

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.

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BIOL 101Principles of Biology3
BIOL 103Principles of Biology Laboratory1
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography3
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise3
HIEU 202History of Western Civilization II3
HIUS 390History of Virginia3
MATH 121College Algebra3
MATH 217Elementary Geometry3
PHSC 210Elements of Earth Science3
PHYS 103Elements of Physics Lab1
Total Hours26
Major Core
Elementary Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 225Instructional Design for Elementary & Middle School Classrooms3
EDUC 315Instructional Approaches to Literature for Children and Adolescents3
EDUC 318Teaching Reading to Diverse Learners3
EDUC 319Teaching Writing and Language Arts to Diverse Learners3
EDUC 322Teaching Elementary and Middle School Social Science3
EDUC 323Teaching Elementary and Middle School Mathematics3
EDUC 324Teaching Elementary and Middle School Science3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 410Elementary School Curriculum3
EDUC 415Diagnostic Measurement and Evaluation3
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
Professional Semester
EDST 476The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
EDST 480Student Teaching: Distance 19
or EDST 481 Supervised Student Teaching: Local
Total Hours48
1

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

Cognate
EDUC 412Middle School Curriculum and Instruction3
EDUC 489Practicum in Middle Education: Local 10
MATH 128Elementary Functions and Coordinate Geometry4
MATH 200Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning3
or MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
Total Hours13
1

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

All applicable prerequisites must be met

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

Graduation Requirements

  • 131 Total Hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 32.75 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
  • 32.75 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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