Elementary Education Co-major with K–6 Certification and 5–8 Subject Endorsement (With Major in Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor of Arts
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About This Degree

THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THIS CONCENTRATION ARE:

  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0.
  • A minimum of B- or better on all education courses
  • Passing scores on the Praxis CORE, or 560 verbal, 540 Math on the SAT, or 23 or higher on the ACT, or 155 verbal, 156 quantitative on the GRE.

Passing scores on the Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators Tests, as of 9/1/15:

  • Math Test#5732         Passing Score 150
  • Reading Test#5712    Passing Score 156
  • Writing Test#5722     Passing Score 162

For more information on Praxis exams:  https://www.ets.org/praxis/nj/requirements

THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETION OF THIS DEGREE TRACK ARE:

  • Completion of NJCU General Education requirements or equivalent
  • Passing scores on appropriate Praxis II Exam
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of clinical experience and clinical practice

This includes successful submission of the performance assessment, edTPA, as required by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Note: For the most updated information on this teaching certification program, students are directed to contact the College of Education as changes may have occurred since publication.