This major is available as both a stand-alone (Birth through Grade 3) and as a combined major with Elementary Education (Birth through Grade 6) and/or Early Childhood Special Education (Birth through Grade 3 or Grade 6).
Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) the Missouri Content Assessment(s) (MoCA) for each area of certification sought; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).
Applicable Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science options are also available)
See Missouri Baptist University 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog:
All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which took effect August 1, 2017.
Undergraduate Education Advisor for Elementary, Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education and Child Development programs