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Virtual College

Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4291
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU
Fax: 785-628-4037 

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

* Not authorized in Kentucky

Have you always wanted to make a difference in the lives of children? Earning a Bachelor of Science in Education, with an emphasis in Elementary Education, gives you the opportunity to begin a new career or become licensed to teach in the state of Kansas. The Elementary Education program is designed to: (1) focus on themes which provide links between general education, professional education, and the practical application of field experience; (2) provide extensive field experience with measurable outcomes each semester; (3) link content, theoretical components, and field experiences through professional education which emphasize reflective thinking; (4) model integration of content and diverse teaching strategies; (5) emphasize proficiency in oral and written language skills, professionalism, and technology; and (6) provide experience in a diverse environment.

Program Requirements Overview

General Education Coursework: 55 Credit Hours
Professional Studies: 9 Credit Hours
Major Courses (non-restricted): 21 Credit Hours
Major Courses (restricted to program admits): 28 Credit Hours
Student Teaching: 14 Credit Hours


Detailed Degree Requirements

Contact Information

Erica Fisher
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 238
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4204

Amanda Deneault
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 237
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4204
Web: Department Homepage


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