BSED Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I attend either as a part-time or full-time student?

Yes, you can attend the Bachelor of Science in Education program(s) as a part-time or full-time student.

  1. Are Online, Hybrid (50% - 50%) Face-to-Face B.S. in Education courses available?

Yes. The BSED program offers classes in all these formats. While most BSED courses are offered in the Hybrid format (50% on-line & 50% face-to-face), there are only a couple of courses offered fully online.

  1. 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 BSED program.

  1. Are classes offered during the day and evening?

While you will find some BSED courses offered in the evening, most are offered during the day between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

  1. Do I have to be proficient with technology in the BSED program?

Many classes require online knowledge as well as Falcon Online (Daytona State's learning management system), and Office 365.  Technical assistance can be provided by the FalconAID Student Help Desk either by emailing at , by calling (386) 506-3950, or by visiting the Walk-In Kiosk at Daytona Site on the Daytona campus in Building. 300, Room 109.

  1. Does the BSED 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 for Secondary Education majors, but it will satisfy the requirement that meets the Florida Consent Decree stipulations for content area teachers.

  1. Are Education students required to complete a Senior Internship?

Yes, the last semester of all BSED programs will require students complete a senior internship (unpaid). 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 Clinical Education Certified Volusia or Flagler County teacher host.