Elementary Education

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K - 6th Grade Teacher Candidates

Welcome to the Elementary Education Program

During the Fall Semester, elementary Teacher Candidates are engaged in an integrated program of coursework and field experiences.

Fall Semester Required Courses (18 Semester Hours)

During the Fall Semester, the schedule includes:


Spring Semester Required Courses (14 Semester Hours)

During the Spring Semester, Teacher Candidates engage in field experiences and seminars that prepare them to enter their own classrooms.

  • ED 484, Effective Teaching Portfolio (1 semester hours)
  • ED 485, Seminar in Teaching II (3 semester hours)
  • ED 486, Field Experience II (10 semester hours) Important Note: Field Experience is required for completion of the Teacher Education Program. Every effort will be made by the Teacher Education faculty to place students in the field experience, but because such placement is subject to the approval of the principal and classroom teacher, placement cannot be guaranteed.

Teacher Education Program Overview