School of Education

B.S. in Elementary Education (120 cr)

This degree will license you to teach K-6 Elementary Education. It also includes a minor in either K-12 Mild Intervention, Reading, Math or Physical Education. Additional courses may be taken to license in these areas as well.

General Education Requirements »

Additional Program Requirements (18-20 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).

Literature (3 cr)

  • Choose one from:

Science (3 cr)

Mathematics (3 cr)

Professional Education Requirements

The lab / field experience courses, including M201, M301, and M401, can (and must) be taken multiple times for credit

Foundations (9 cr)

Professional Education Courses (11 cr)

Methods (23 cr) [Must be admitted to TEP]

Student Teaching Semester (12 cr)

Minor Choices (15 cr) Choose one minor

Mild Intervention Minor

  • EDUC-K 307 Special Needs Methods
  • EDUC-K 343 Educ of Socially and Emotionally Disturbed 1
  • EDUC-K 352 Education of Children with Learning Disabilities
  • EDUC-K 410 Issues in Special Education: Mild and Moderate Intellectual Disabilities
  • EDUC-K 495 Special Education Field Experience

Reading Minor

Math Minor (housed in the School of Natural Science and Math)

Physical Education Minor

Early Childhood Education Minor

English as a New Language

  • EDUC-L 436 Methods and Materials for ESL Instruction
  • EDUC-L 403 Assessment Literacy for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
  • EDUC-L 441 Bilingual Education: Introduction
  • ENG-G 205 Introduction to the English Language
  • EDUC-X 400 Diagnostic Teaching of Reading in the Classroom

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