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University of LaVerne BA Educational Studies

2021 – 2022
Advising Information
College of the Canyons and
University of La Verne

  • The Educational Studies major is designed for individuals who want to become an Elementary School Teacher (Grades K‐6).

    La Verne’s program is unique in that the curriculum includes the practical application for teaching subject matter content in elementary and middle school classrooms.

    For more than 75 years, LaFetra College of Education has been developing outstanding education professionals. Here, students and faculty are partners in the learning process, pursuing the shared goal of developing the highest quality teachers for our communities.

    La Verne’s Educational Studies Program seeks to inspire students in the development of personal and academic growth through excellent instruction, advisement, and professional preparation.
    • Application: Apply online at
    • Application deadlines: one week prior to the start of each term.
    • Financial Aid: Submit the FAFSA online
    • GPA & Transfer Units: A minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA Completion of English Composition I & II with a grade of C or better.
    • Transcripts: Submit all Official transcripts to the address below. Official transcripts are required for all AP, CLEP, and DANTES exams. Students with less than 28 units must also submit official high school transcripts.
    • Submission of TB Clearance and Submission of Application of Certificate of Clearance (required for observation beginning early in the program).
    • Cost: Undergraduate courses are 4 semester units each. Please visit for current rates.

  • Deanna Williams
    (661) 288-4434

    Sam Ketenjian
    University Center, Ste.203
    (661) 362‐5876 

    Financial Aid
    1(800) 649‐0160 ULV School Code: 001216

    Please send official transcripts to:
    ROC Admissions
    1950 Third Street
    La Verne, CA 91750


Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies

Term 2021‐ 2022
Program Information La Verne’s Educational Studies major provides students with subject matter preparation for those seeking a career in Elementary Education (Grades K‐6). Graduates from our Program with a 3.0 GPA in the major and 2.75 overall will meet the entrance requirements of La Verne’s Teaching Credentialing Program.
Duration This is an 18 month accelerated, cohort‐based program. Cohorts formed throughout the year. Students must be consecutively enrolled in two classes every 8 week semester. This cohort has a specific beginning and ending date.
Costs Undergraduate Tuition: visit for current rates Academic Service Fee: $30 per class Application Fee: $50 (waived if you attend an Information Session) Graduation Fee: $140
Scholarships  Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS): Amount: $400 (4‐7 units) & $800 (8+units) per term. Eligibility: 28+ transferable units including English 101; cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG): Amount: $400 (4‐7 units) & $800 (8+units) per term. Eligibility: For students transferring from COC w/consecutive enrollment; 28+ transferable units including English 101 and a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher. Visit the COC University Center to apply
Units 128 semester units required to complete a bachelor’s degree. Of these units:
A minimum of 44 semester hours must be taken through University of La Verne
A minimum of 44 semester hours must be in upper‐division courses

General Education La Verne applied CSU‐GE applicability to all transfer courses (pre and post matriculation) as indicated on

Upper Division Major Requirements  COC Equivalency Prerequisite
EDUC 306 Writing with Purpose (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: ENG II)
EDUC 310 Schools in Society (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: ENG II)
EDUC 325 Children’s Literature (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: EDUC 306 and EDUC 407)
EDUC 330 Principles of Physical Education (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: ENG II & EDUC 407)
EDUC 349 Visual and Performing Arts (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: EDUC 306, ENG II,EDUC 407)
EDUC 350 Child Psychology & Development (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: ENG II)
EDUC 385 History, Culture, and Society (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: ENG II, EDUC 306 & EDUC 407)
EDUC 389 Mathematics in the 21st Century (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: GE Math & EDUC 407)
EDUC 390 Science Literacy for all in the 21st Century (4) No equivalent course (Prereq: Life or Physical Science & EDUC 407)
EDUC 407 Technology & Digital Literacy (4) No equivalent course (Meets Prerequisite for La Verne’s Teacher
Credential Program)
EDUC 499D Senior Seminar for the Educational Studies Major (4) No equivalent course  (Prereq: Completion of all courses in the major, EDUC 306 with a C or better or Writing Assessment, and Application for Graduation)

NOTE: Fieldwork hours for all courses (except EDUC 306) vary from 10 - 20 hours.