|This degree is applicable to students planning to prepare for an upper division elementary education major. Students must earn a "C" or above in all courses required for this degree. Please note that minimum grade point averages are established by each institution and higher gpa's are often required. It is strongly recommended that students contact the baccalaureate granting education school early in their Associate in Elementary Education - DTA program to be advised about additional requirements (e.g., gpa) and procedures for admission. Students must take the WEST-B in order to apply to teacher preparation programs in Washington State.