2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Elementary Education, AS for Transfer to HSU BSE in Elementary Education K-6

About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Lindsey Vondenstein (Lindsey.Vondenstein@np.edu) 501-760.4233

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science (AS) in Education degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Henderson State University (HSU) to complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

HSU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional HSU admittance requirements for the HSU Education Preparation Program (EPP):

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75 (remedial course grades will not be included in the cumulative GPA for purposes of admission to HSU)
  • Have at least a “C” in English Composition I and II, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, and College Algebra
  • Due to state licensure requirements, students cannot transfer any “D” grade credit toward any of the requirements for either the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education K-6, Middle Level Education 4-8, or the Special Education K-12 degree at HSU
  • Pass Entrance Interview
  • Receive Credit for Teacher Education Orientation

HSU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

*The curriculum prepares you for licensure/certification in Arkansas.

General Education Core - 39 Transferable Credit Hours

Elementary Education Core - 22 Credit Hours

61 Credit Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at HSU - Elementary Education K-6: 64 Credit Hours

Liberal Arts Core - 6 Credit Hours
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 3313 University Writing


ENG 3613 Technical Writing
ENG 4453 Advanced Composition
MMC 4223 Magazine/Feature Writing
EDU 4543 Exploring Perspectives of Ling/Culture Diverse Learning 3
Elementary Education K-6 Curriculm - 35 Credit Hours
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
EDE 3053 Inclusive Education for Diverse Learners 3
EDE 3113 Literature for Elementary Students 3
EDE 3242 Arts Integration in the Classroom 2
EDE 3472 Family & Community Relations 2
EDE 4283 Literacy & Language Arts in the Elementary Classroom 3
EDE 4413 Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom 3
EDE 4423 Science/STEM in the Elementary Classroom 3
EDE 4433 Math/STEM in the Elementary Classroom 3
HPE 3502 Health & Fitness for Young Children 2
MTH 2543 Data Analysis and Probability 3
RDG 3092 Scientific Approaches to Reading 2
RDG 3103 Emergent and Developing Literacy 3
RDG 3203 Reading & Writing in the Content Areas 3
Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT) - 23 Credit Hours
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
EDU 2000 Teacher Education Orientation 0
EDU 3123 Education Psychology 3
EDU 4083 Classroom Management K-6 3
EDU 4566 7-12 Internship Content 6
EDU 4556 7-12 Internship Clinical 6
EDU 4722 Assessment and Educational Measurement K-6 2
EDU 4890 Internship Orientation 0
SPE 3013 Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3
    Total HSU Credit Hours:  64
    Total Credit Hours:  125

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: February, 2022