Elementary Education Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Including:
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
Aesthetics3
Including:
Art Structure
Humanities6
Including:
Select 1 of the following:
Introduction to Literature: British Literature
Introduction to Literature: American Literature
Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization
Intro to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
Introduction to Literature: Special Topics
Select 1 of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
American History
Social Sciences6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences8
Including:
General Biology
Select one of the following:
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
Earth Science
Analytical and Quantitative Thought3
Including:
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 124
Including:
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Endorsement
Complete all required courses40
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum9
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Elementary Education Requirements
TE 311Math Methods I2
TE 312Math Methods II2
TE 314Phonics and Word Study2
TE 315Literacy Assessment2
TE 316Primary Grades Literacy2
TE 317Field Experience: Literacy1
TESE 323Partnerships with Families1
TE 331Intermediate Literacy3
TE 351Reading in the Content Area2
TE 352Elementary Social Studies Methods3
TE 353Elementary Science Methods3
TE 354Field Experiences in Elementary School Science, Social Studies, and Content Area R1
Select 1 credit hour of the following:1
Field Experience: Math (Take .5 credit hour course twice)
Supporting Course Requirements
ART 360Elementary Art Methods3
ENG 425Children's Literature3
MATH 104Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics3
MUS 330Music Methods for the Elementary Teacher3
PE 226Elementary School Health Teaching1
PE 340Non-Rhythmic Physical Education1
PE 361Integrating Movement and Dance1
Total Credit Hours40

Note to all Elementary Majors: Any methods courses taken at the Lower Division Level (Jr. College), or more than ten years prior to the establishment of the program must be repeated. A program will be honored for five years, at which time it is subject to revision.

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The remaining credit hours of the professional sequence are listed in the major requirements.
Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.