2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 28, 2020  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English/Elementary Education Bridge

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Students seeking to apply their English knowledge in elementary school settings can work towards the bachelor’s in English while working towards certification and a master’s in elementary education. Students apply for admission to the elementary education bridge program during their junior year and must meet all education admission requirements including overall and English GPA. Students complete a program of combined coursework in English and education and then, during the fifth year, complete the requirements for a Master of Arts in Education and for certification to teach the elementary grades (1-6) in the Missouri public schools. Students are advised by an English adviser and an adviser in the School of Education. Students must fulfill the School of Education general education and admission requirements listed in the School of Education  section of this catalog.

General Education Requirements for Elementary/Early Childhood Education:

General Education requirements:

  • ENGL American Literature 3
  • ENGL World Literature or multicultural course 3
  • Fine Arts Elective (Music) 3
  • Fine Arts Elective (Art) 3
  • HIST American History 3
  • Psychology, Sociology or Anthropology 3
  • Physics or Chemistry with a Lab 4

Required Courses: English

In addition to the English classes included in the General Education requirements for Elementary Education, students must take the following English classes to complete a minimum of 27 upper division hours with half of this major completed at Maryville.

  • Three 300-level English elective courses

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