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As part of University of the Cumberlands' Bachelor’s degree requirements, each student must complete at least 128 semester hours, including those within the major and the coursework required in the sections of General Education listed below:
Required Courses for Bachelor of Science in Education Degree:
The University of the Cumberlands’ online Education degree requires a minimum of 72 semester hours. A number of degree requirements will have been met by transfer students through the Educator Preparation programs currently in place in the Kentucky Community College system. The following are courses that will typically be taken at the University of the Cumberlands.
P-5 Professional Education Courses – 48 credit hours
|EDOL 331||Studies in Education: Special Topics in Literacy||EDOL 237||Effective Teaching Practices||ELOL 331||Reading and Language Arts I||MAOL 332||P-5 Teaching Math||EDOL 334||P-5 Teaching of Social Studies||EDOL 338||Reading and Language Arts II||EDOL 339||P-5 Teaching of Science||EDOL 430||Classroom Management and Behavior||EDOL 491||Supervised Student Teaching: P-5||PSOL 238||Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality (prerequisite: PSYC 131*)||SPOL 233||Survey of Individuals with Exceptionalities (P-12)|
Required Related Studies – 24 credit
|AROL 331||School Art||EDOL 233||Children's Literature||HLOL 438||Health Education in the School and Community||HSOL 337||Race and Diversity||MUOL 331||School Music|
Academic Emphasis Area – 21-23 hours One area of emphasis to be chosen from various electives or transfer coursework.
For admission to the Teacher of Education Online Program, a 2.75 G.P.A. (overall, in professional education courses, and in major/minor/specialty and emphasis areas) is required.
For a full description of Education degrees and graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Catalog.