|The program for elementary majors is designed to provide (a) broad preparation in the liberal arts, (b) concentrated study in one selected academic area, and c) professional preparation intended to produce highly effective teachers who can function successfully in a complex society – specifically the Virgin Islands – and to form a base for graduate study.
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In order to qualify for admission, students must complete the following criteria (a) to (f), and have earned a minimum grade of “C” in the courses listed in (a).
(a) completion of the general education requirements in
Communication (COM 119, COM 120)
English (ENG 120, ENG 201)
Science (SCI 100, 200)
Mathematics (MAT 140 or MAT 143 and one of the following: MAT 142,
MAT 235, MAT 232)
(b) a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.33.
Bachelor of Arts Degree
(c) a passing score on the PRAXIS I Examination (this is also a graduation
(d) a passing score on the English Proficiency Exam.
(e) a passing score on the Computer Literacy Exam.
(f) a pre-admission interview.
EDU 221 and EDU 230 are open to any student meeting the prerequisites. Non-education undergraduate majors may take education courses beyond these if they have satisfied the same general education requirements contained in section (a) above. Any person holding an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution may enroll in education courses at the undergraduate level with the exception of student teaching.