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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education (B.S.Ed.)


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Retention in elementary education is contingent on maintaining an NIU cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, having a grade of C or better in all professional education courses, and successful completion of all clinical education courses. All course requirements (In the Department and Outside the Department) require no grade lower than a C or equivalent.

Students who successfully complete the program will have completed all required ISBE and NCATE standards for teacher certification.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Total Hours for a Major in Elementary Education: 90


Special Requirements


Students must receive conditional admission to teacher education prior to enrollment in TLEE 382, Clinical Experience in Elementary School Curriculum and Instruction.

Transfer students with an A.A. or A.S. degree must fulfill all general education requirements set forth by the entering catalog, in order to meet teacher certification requirements.

After 94 earned credit hours, elementary majors must complete all of their course work at NIU. No exception will be made without prior written college permission.

Elementary education students receiving a D, F, or I in any component course in the first professional semester will not be permitted to enroll in or receive credit for courses in the second professional semester until the deficiency has been removed with a grade of S, C, or better. Elementary education students receiving a D, F, U, or I in any course in the second professional semester will not be permitted to enroll or receive credit for any course in the third professional semester until the deficiency has been removed with an S, C, or better. Elementary education students receiving a D, F, U, or I in any course in the third professional semester will not be permitted to enroll or receive credit for any course in the fourth professional semester until the deficiency has been removed with an S, C, or better.

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