2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 21, 2021  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psychology/Elementary Education Bridge

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Students seeking to apply their psychology knowledge in school settings can apply for admission to the elementary education bridge program during the fall of their junior year. Students must meet all admission requirements including overall and psychology GPA. Students complete a program of combined coursework in psychology 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 a psychology 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

Recommended but not required

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