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Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program is a traditional on-campus teacher education program that offers over 600 hours of professional experience. This program will prepare students to earn teacher certification in multi-subjects, grades K-6, upon graduation along with a bachelor's degree.

Sample Course Schedules

Wondering what your typical day might be like? We used students’ real course schedules to create these examples.

Freshman Year

EDUC 100 Education Colloquium WVUE 191 First Year Seminar HIST 152 Growth of the American Nation to 1865 GEOG 102 World Regions ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric

Senior Year

EDUC 410 Practicum 3/Technology Application SPED 460 Differential Elementary Instruction EDUC 461 Promoting Literacy Connections EDUC 430 Mathematics Methods for Elementary Teachers EDUC 414 Promoting Creative Expression in Elementary Classrooms

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and by the West Virginia State Department of Education.

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