Sep 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Elementary and Exceptional Student Education


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Mission Statement

Mission

The mission of the Teacher Education Program is to develop global leaders committed to service, life-long learning, and diversity by providing a faith-based environment of academic excellence and transformative experiences.  The Teacher Education Program’s commitment is to provide a student-centered environment where teacher candidates experience the freedom to become advocates for educational causes and effective professional educational justice leaders.  Reflected in this mission is the belief that effective educators will be competent, caring, and committed to providing quality instruction to all learners.  

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is designed for students who plan to teach students in grades K-6.

The Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education is designed for students who plan to teach students with specific learning disabilities, mental disabilities, emotional disabilities, or varying exceptionalities in grades K-12.

Admission

Students seeking admission into a major program in the Department of Elementary and Exceptional Student Education must meet the admission requirements of Bethune-Cookman University as described in the Admission section of this catalog.

Educational Outcomes

Elementary Education

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Elementary Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of the Florida Education Accomplished Practices as measured by a passing score on the Professional Florida Teacher Certification Exam. 
  2. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Elementary Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of Elementary Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement subject area competencies as measured by a passing score on the Elementary Education Subject Area Florida Teacher Certification Exam.
  3. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Elementary Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of the Teacher Dispositions as measured by a comprehensive score of basic from the senior internship Teacher Candidate Dispositions Ratings Form triangulated by the University Supervisor, Cooperating Teacher, and Self-evaluation.

Exceptional Student Education

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K - 12/ English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of the Florida Education Accomplished Practices (FEAPs) as measured by a passing score on the Professional Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCE Prof.). 
  2. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K - 12/ESOL Endorsement subject area competencies as measured by a passing score on the Exceptional Student Education Subject Area Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE SA ESE).
  3. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Exceptional Student Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of the Teacher Dispositions as measured by a comprehensive score of basic from the senior internship Teacher Candidate Dispositions Ratings Form triangulated by the University Supervisor, Cooperating Teacher, and Self-evaluation. 
  4. Students who desire to earn a degree in education and who seek to receive a teaching certificate in Exceptional Student Education K - 12/ESOL Endorsement offered at Bethune-Cookman University will demonstrate mastery of competencies required for state ESOL endorsement as measured by a score of basic on the ESOL portfolio.  

 

 

 

 

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