Program DescriptionCompletion of this major prepares one to be a teacher in elementary schools, grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Students in this major prepare to teach all core subjects. Candidates for this certification must also complete one of the following liberal arts majors offered by the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences:
Admission Requirements to any NJCU Education Program for students entering 9/1/2015 or later:
Problem Solving in Math
Diversity and Difference
BIO 103 or BIO104
Human Sexuality or The Human Body
PSYC150 or ECE XXX
Development Birth to Adolescence orHuman Development Prenatal to Adolescence
Elementary Education Requirements (36 credits):
Phase I must be completed prior to admission to the Elementary Education program. Students may take Phase I prior to passing the Praxis CORE.
Challenges in Urban Education
Phase II Pre-requisites:
Phase III courses should be taken concurrently:
Students must pass the Praxis II Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Exam (5001) before beginning Phase IV. Phase IV courses should be taken concurrently.
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