Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education degree plan
Departmental Requirements (15 hours):
COM 333 Interpersonal Communication
GEO 214 Cultural Geography
MTH 145 Math in the Real World
MTH 163 Functions and Models
PED 223 Health Education
PPST Pre Professional Skills Test
PSY 143 Human Growth and Development
Professional Development Core (36 hours):
EDS 203 Introduction to Learners with Exceptionalities
EDU 103 Introduction to Education
EDU 213 Field Experience in Elementary/Middle Grades
EDU 313 Educational Psychology: Learning & Evaluation
EDU 343 Human Relations/Multicultural Awareness
EDU 373 Instructional Technologies
EDU 491 Student Teaching Seminar
EDU 494 Student Teaching
RDG 243 Foundations of Reading Instruction
Subject Area: Elementary Education (37 hours):
ART 313 Teaching Art in Elementary/Middle Grades
EDU 213 Field Experience in Elementary/Middle Grades*
EDU 323 Teaching Math in Elementary/Middle Grades
EDU 333 Teaching Language Arts in Elementary/Middle Gr.
EDU/ENG 353 Children’s Literature
EDU 423 Teaching Social Studies in Elementary/Middle Gr.
EDU 433 Teaching Science in Elementary/Middle Grades
EDU 491 Student Teaching Seminar*
MUS 383 Teaching Music in Elementary/Middle Grades
PED 323 Teaching Health & Phys. Ed. in Elem./Middle Gr.
RDG 243 Foundations of Reading Instruction*
RDG 443 Reading Strategies for Elementary and
RDG 463 Reading Diagnosis/Remediation of
* count only one time
Degree requirement: 134 hours
For full degree plan, see catalog, pages 104, 105
A Religious Education endorsement, K-12 is available. This endorsement requires 32-33 hours in Bible and Religious Studies. This includes 12 core hours required for all majors. For endorsement requirements, see catalog, page 112.
An Elementary Art subject endorsement, K-6 is available. For specific degree requirements with the Art endorsement, see catalog, page 102,103.
A supplemental Coaching endorsement is also available. See catalog, page 109.
Liberal arts core curriculum