Department of
Elementary Education / Early Childhood / Special Education

Elementary Education Program


Block 2 Admission Requirements

For admission to Block 2, the PDS phase of Emporia State’s teacher education program, a student must meet the following standards:

  1. Senior-level or post-baccalaureate classification at Emporia State
  2. A minimum grade-point average of 2.5 in required professional studies
  3. A cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5.
  4. Completion of all Block 1 courses with a grade of “C” or better.
  5. Health clearance completed and turned in (TB test and physical).
  6. Participate in personal interview when requested by the Elementary Admissions Committee.
  7. Must be approved by the Elementary Admissions Committee


Block 2 Courses

These courses must be completed in a Professional Development School

EE 315 Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School 3 hrs
EE 317 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3 hrs
EE 318 Classroom Management 2 hrs
EE 320 Observing Teaching/Learning Models 4 hrs
EE 413 Reading for the Elementary Teacher II 3 hrs
EE 414 Reading Practicum 1 hr
TOTAL 16 hrs