- Can I attend either as a part-time or full-time student?
Yes, you can attend the B.S. in Education program as a part-time or full-time student.
- Are online, half and half,- or hybrid courses available?
The B.S. in Education program offers classes that are half and half-hybrid. These Web-enhanced courses require 50 percent- class time in a face-to-face traditional classroom setting and 50 percent of- class time through the Internet. There are a few select online courses offered.
- Can I start working on my teaching degree before I finish my A.A. degree?
No, you must earn an A.A. degree and successfully complete the entrance requirements before you can be admitted into the B.S. program.
- Are classes offered during the day and evening?
Yes, classes are offered in the day and evening. However, not all of the classes are offered both day and evening, and evening offerings are limited.
- Do I have to be proficient with technology in the B.S. program?
Many classes require Internet knowledge as well as Falcon Online (Daytona State's learning management system) and LiveText skills; however, we offer training and assistance with computers and software.
- Does the B.S. program satisfy Reading and ESOL endorsements?
Elementary Education and Exceptional Student Education majors will be fully endorsed in Reading and ESOL. Secondary Mathematics and Secondary Science majors will have completed ESOL-infused course work in their content, which will qualify them to teach their content area with ESOL modifications and strategies to ESOL students. This is not a full ESOL endorsement, but it will satisfy the requirement that meets the Florida Consent Decree stipulations for content area teachers. Students in the College of Education enrolled in Secondary Mathematics and Secondary Science Education majors will graduate with the first two reading endorsement competencies (Reading 1 and Reading 2).
- Are Education students required to complete a Senior Internship?
Yes. The last semester of all Education programs requires students to complete a senior internship. This is a full-time, semester-long student teaching assignment. Student interns are assigned to a teacher and classroom for the full semester and assume the duties and responsibilities of a full-time teacher under the supervision of their assigned Volusia or Flagler County teacher.