Coordinator of Academic Advising and Special Programs
201 F Killian Building
Cullowhee, NC 28723
The undergraduate Elementary Education (ELED) program leads to a bachelor of science in education degree and recommendation for licensure to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for Kindergarten-6th grade initial licensure. The B.S.Ed. in Elementary Education is comprised of:
Below is a list of common advising resources for B.S. Ed. Elementary Education Majors.
- Catalog Listing Elementary Education
- Elementary Education Program Website
- Curriculum Guide (Eight Semester Plan/ Program Checksheet
For students who have a bachelor's degree, but would like to earn an elementary grades teaching license, the path to initial licensure at WCU is our second bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. This face-to-face program is based on our Cullowhee campus and is comprised of 5 full-time semesters, which include a yearlong internship experience. Please visit the links below for more information!
- Second Bachelor's Degree Program: Elementary Education Catalog Listing
- Second Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education Five Semester Plan
Are you a teacher looking for advanced licensure in Elementary Education? WCU's M.A.Ed. in Elementary Education is a completely online, 30 hour program designed to prepare teachers to use action research in their classrooms and expand their knowledge of content and the curriculum development. Please visit the following links for more information!