A major in PreK-4th/Dual Certification is meant to prepare students for a career as a highly qualified PreK-4 Elementary Education teacher with dual certification in Special Education. For state certification, students must meet all the competency standards set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
To successfully complete the PreK-4/Dual Certification major, the following coursework is required:
- 15 credits of Major Requirements
- 83 credits of Education requirements
- 40 CORE credits
- A minimum of 138 credits are required for the degree, the last 30 of which must be completed at La Roche College. Developmental coursework does not count towards the minimum number of credits required for graduation.