The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education is issued by the UofSC Columbia College of Education.
You'll learn how to engage children in inquiry, facilitate learning, develop curriculum, and collect, analyze, and interpret student data to inform instruction.
The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education is comprised of an online learning component along with field and clinical experiences.
After successful completion of all degree and certification requirements, and with
a positive recommendation from the faculty, students will be recommended for teacher
certification in Elementary Education.
See the curriculum
Field and Clinical Experiences
This program requires extensive field experiences in South Carolina P-12 schools. High-quality, diverse school experiences are essential to an effective teacher preparation program. While every effort will be made to minimize travel time to schools, students should be aware that some travel may be required to participate in these experiences.
Prerequisites & Requirements
Students must have 30 hours of college course work to apply for this online degree program. If you haven't earned your hours yet, you can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any South Carolina technical college. To find out if you're qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.
Total requirements to complete this degree: 120-126 hours
Major requirements available online: 62 hours
GPA: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale with a 2.75 needed before progression into upper level courses
If you’re a full time student, the program will take two and a half to three years (depending on prior coursework completed) – with the last year consisting of a yearlong internship. Talk to an advisor about how to balance Palmetto College classes with your schedule.If you’re a full time student, the program will take two and a half to three years (depending on prior coursework completed) – with the last year consisting of a yearlong internship.
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If you've already talked to a Palmetto College advisor, just follow the application instructions for this degree.