2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Elementary Education Major

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Requirements for certification:


*If seeking certification in special education, birth through grade three inclusive settings, early childhood or reading, complete 8 credits of student teaching in elementary education and 4-8 credits of student teaching in special education, early childhood or reading. The number of weeks/credits required for student teaching will be determined by the coordinator of student teaching and the chair of the department.

Content area requirements:

  • Biological science course: 4 credits 
  • Foreign language course or 201-level proficiency: 0-9 credits
  • Physical science course: 3-4 credits

*Choose one course:

  • Cross-cultural study elective
  • Foreign language course
  • Math course


*Students who complete PSC260, Cultural Geography, or PSC235, Comparative Politics, for the content area requirement above have also met the cross-cultural study elective requirement.

Total credits required: 58-86

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