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
Academic Writing and Research
Math for Elementary Teachers I
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Art Structure
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
Introduction to American Politics
Select any approved ECON, PSY, SOC, or GEOG GS course
Natural Sciences8
General Biology
Select one of the following:
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
Earth Science
Analytical and Quantitative Thought3
Math for Elementary Teachers II
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 124
Management and Assessment in Preschool/Elementary Classrooms
Inclusive Practices for Students with Exceptionalities in PreK-8 Classrooms
Complete all required courses40
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum6
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
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.