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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education, B.A.

C.E Davis, Coordinator of Elementary Education
Phone: (919) 530-7910
Fax: (919) 530-7681
Main Office:  2081 H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building
E-mail: cedavis@nccu.edu


Curriculum Requirements

1. 126 semester hours:

Complete a minimum of 126 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:

Freshman and sophomore years - Complete the General Education Curriculum  with a minimum GPA of 2.7 ENG 1110 , ENG 1210  & MSCM 1250  must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.

3. Complete successfully the Praxis I: Core

Must meet minimal SAT/ACT required minimum.

6. Complete a required number of semester hours

in one of the following academic concentration options: art, biology, English (literature or writing), English as a Second Language, French, history, literacy, mathematics, social science, or Spanish.  (Concentrations with fewer than 24 required hours must be supplemented with electives to fulfill the 126 hour requirement for graduation.)

Four-Year Curriculum Plan – School of Education, Elementary Education (K-6)

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Total: 17-18

Total: 17

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 18

Total: 18

Senior Year

Total: 15

Spring Semester

Total: 12

Total Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation = 126

Credit hours vary according to concentration.

Foliotek Required!

An approval academic concentration is required.  See the attached list.  Some concentrations will require early admission to TEP.

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours
* General Education Curriculum Courses - 41-43
= Elementary Education Required Courses - 59
# Academic Concentration Courses - 18-24, may include electives
× Non-departmental Required Course - 3
= Enrollment in this course is restricted to candidates who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP).
§ This course is a prerequisite for EDU 3150 , EDU 3170 , or both. Check the NCCU Course Catalog. EDU 3150  and EDU 3170  are prerequisites for ALL methods courses.
T Transfer credit approved.  (Advisors, please provide course and institution.)
Formal admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) requires passing scores on Praxis I:Core (or a Praxis I equivalent), a minimum 2.7 GPA, C’s or better in the two GEC English requirements, completion of GEC requirements, a writing sample, and an interview.

School of Education Academic Concentrations - Elementary Education, K-6

(minimum 18 credit hours, may include up to 6 credit hours from general college core)


Art (18 hours)

Biology (20 hours)

English as a Second Language (25 hours)

Mathematics (19-20 hours)

English Literature (18 hours)

English Writing (18 hours)

History (21 hours)

Social Science (21 hours)

Literacy (19 hours)

Modern Foreign Language (18 hours)