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Apply Now for Fall Quarter!

Applications are now open. Applications are due April 2, 2021.

To be eligible for admission to the BAS program, a student must have:

  1. Will have completed an associate degree or higher, or 90 credits from a nationally accredited institution prior to fall 2021
  2. Earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  3. Will have completed the following prerequisite courses (a grade of a C or higher must be achieved) prior to fall 2021:
    • ENGL& 101 English Composition
    • MATH& 132 Math for Elementary School Teachers II (or college level math course for which college algebra is a prerequisite).
    • EDUC& 205 Introduction to Education
    • In addition to the above listed prerequisites, applicants must have completed, or have met with an advisor to develop a plan to complete, the following courses before graduating from the BAS-TE degree program (a grade of a C or higher must be achieved).  Please attach plan signed by advisor.
    • EDUC& 115 Child Development
    • EDUC& 150 Child, Family, and Community
    • HIST& 137 or HIST& 136
  4. Completed the WEST-B, ACT, or SAT basic skills test and have scores submitted to LCC.

Fall 2021

EDUC 345 (5)
Curriculum Development

EDUC 319 (5)
Anti-Bias Education

EDUC 300 (5)
Foundations of Teacher Education

Winter 2022

EDUC 320 (5)
Language Arts for Teachers 

EDUC 325 (5)
Introduction to Special Education

ECED/EDUC 301(4)
Field Experience & Lecture 

EDUC 340 (1)
Concepts of Motor Skills

Spring 2022

EDUC 330 (5)
Math Methods

EDUC 335 (5)
Professionalism, Collaboration & Classroom Leadership

ECED/EDUC 302(4)
Field Experience & Lecture

EDUC 350 (1)
Creative Arts Across the Curriculum

Fall 2022

EDUC 410 (4)
Science Methods

EDUC 414 (5)
Guidance Techniques

ECED/EDUC 411(5)
Student Teaching

EDUC/ECED 401(1) Student Teaching Seminar

Winter 2023

EDUC 420 (4)
Social Studies for Teachers

EDUC 439 Portfolio and Professional Assessment or

ECED 439 (5)
Issues and Trends

ECED/EDUC 412(5)
Student Teaching

EDUC/ECED 402(1) Student Teaching Seminar

Spring 2023

EDUC 430 (4)
Advanced Language and Literacy

EDUC 429 (5)

ECED/EDUC 413(5)
Student Teaching

EDUC/ECED 403(1) Student teaching Seminar

When does the program start?

The 2021 full-time cohort (#3) (group of students going through the program together) begins courses fall quarter 2021. The next part-time cohort will begin summer 2022.

How does the admission process work?

An application has two parts: Students need to apply to Lower Columbia College through the Office of Admissions and after that, to the Teacher Education Program through the Bachelor of Applied Science – Teacher Education (BAS-TE). BAS-TE admissions are competitive: there is one application deadline each year.

Student applicants will be screened through a process with clearly-defined minimum qualifications and prerequisites. Students will be expected to have cumulative 2.5GPA.

When is the deadline to apply for the teacher education (BAS-TE) program?

April 2, 2021

Besides taking the WEST-B test (or equivalent), applicants will need:

  • Associate degree or completion of 90 credits from a nationally accredited college
  • Minimum cumulative (overall) college level GPA of 2.5
  • Official college transcripts (excluding LCC)

What districts are approved for student placements?

LCC has partnerships with the following school districts: Battle Ground, Castle Rock, Longview, Kalama, Kelso, Toutle Lake, Wahkiakum, and Woodland.

All Placements will be assigned through collaboration with school building principals, mentor teachers, and BAS-TE Faculty.

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