Irvine, California, USA
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
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Min IELTS average: 6.0
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The mission of the Westcliff University Bachelor of Arts in Education is to foster academic opportunities for students to develop professional skills and knowledge through foundation level educational studies which address the needs of a changing academic landscape.
The Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd) degree prepares students to seek employment in entry-level positions in elementary or secondary education. Students will consider, research, and learn to adapt curriculum to the needs of children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds and ability levels. Classes are taught by experienced, respected faculty who bring knowledge and expertise into the classroom.
The Bachelor’s degree in Education requires both academic and personal growth of its students, contributing to their success as education professionals. The program’s educational outcomes are to:
Apply research, assessment, and written skills in creating and maintaining a safe and engaging learning environment.
Defend key concepts and theories related to curriculum and instruction through oral presentations.
Actively associate and collaborate with members of the education profession and with the wider community.
Employ an ability to recognize and critically analyze appropriate classroom management skills, continually improving upon professional knowledge and practice.
Apply values, theory, and best practices to educational issues in education.
Extrapolate information from research uncovering inequities in educational access, opportunities, and practices.
Diagnose the needs of students and use quantitative and qualitative data to respond to those needs using appropriate methods.
Westcliff University's mission is to educate, inspire, and empower students from around the world to acquire the competencies to excel personally and professionally through innovative, high-quality distance and campus programs.The academic programs in the College of Business and College of Education truly have a global focus. Students taking both the online and hybrid courses originate from such countries as China, Germany, India, Nigeria, Peru, Thailand and Vietnam. Additionally online and hybrid course students born in the US come from diverse ethnic backgrounds, ensuring that a variety of perspectives make both classroom and online discussions informative and dynamic.Teaching in a majority of the courses offered at Westcliff University emphasize the global nature of the subject matter: whether it is teaching English as a Second Language in the US, in Argentina, or elsewhere; or, learning about managing an overseas department of a business or acquiring goods and services internationally.Westcliff University is proud to be recognized by the following affiliations:American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)California Association of Private Post-Secondary Schools (CAPPS)Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society (ABK)Cerritos Chamber of CommerceIrvine Chamber of CommerceWestminster Chamber of CommerceB.P.P.E. Approved School(www.bppe.ca.gov)Under the provisions of the California Private Post-Secondary Education Act of 2009, the State of California has created within its Department of Consumer Affairs (D.C.A.) a Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education (B.P.P.E.) which oversees the 1,500 private post secondary institutions of learning in California attended by more than 400,000 Californians.The legislation mandates educational quality standards and operates to prevent deception in the conferring and use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Westcliff University is fully compliant to the requirements set forth in California Private Post-secondary Education Act of 2009. The University has received approval and authorization from the B.P.P.E. to offer academic degree and certificate programs to the public.The university has been inspected and given approval to operate under Article 6, paragraph 94885 of the Act. It also conducts internal self-assessments for insuring adherence to the Act’s requirements to offer a quality educational opportunity for its students.