Elementary Education Teaching Field Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Teacher Education

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
Math for Elementary Teachers I 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5 – 8)10
LOPER 5: Visual or Performing Arts
Art Structure
LOPER 6: Humanities
Choose one of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
American History
American History
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Science
General Biology
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Program Specified Requirements7
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Select one of the following:
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
Earth Science
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 325
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Complete all required courses48-49
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum9-8
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 Experience in Elem School Science, Social Studies, and Content Area Read1
Select 1 credit hour of the following:1
Field Experience: Math (Take .5 credit hour course twice)
Supporting Course Requirements
ART 360Elementary Art Methods3
CSP 417Counseling Skills3
ENG 425Children's Literature3
MATH 104Concepts in Mathematics and Statistics3
MATH 330Math for Elementary Teachers II3
MUS 330Music Methods for the Elementary Teacher3
PE 226Elementary School Health Teaching1
PE 340Non-Rhythmic Physical Education1
PE 361Integrating Movement and Dance1
Choose 1 of the following:2-3
Introduction to Language Minority Students
Collaboration, Consultation, and Co-Teaching
Total Credit Hours48-49

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.