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Spring 2020 Catalog 
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Elementary Education, B.S.

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This major is administered by the School of Education . Additional policies for this major are available at this link.


(Middle childhood through early adolescence level. Ages 6-13, approx grades 1-8)

After you have completed 24 credits, apply for admission to the Professional Education Program. For a list of the admission criteria, see this section .

The Elementary Education Major satisfies the Interdisciplinary Studies GEP requirement. For more information, see the GEP  section of the Catalog.

Elementary Education Major: Consists of 87-99 credits.


Required Minor

Complete an approved 22-credit minor or an approved second major: art history, *biology, *broad-field social science, business administration, *economics, *chemistry, *coaching, *cognitive disabilities, communication, computer information systems, dance, drama, *earth science, *emotional behavioral disabilities, *English as a second language, *environmental education, *French, *geography, geology, *German, *health education, *history, *learning disabilities, *mathematics, music, *natural science, *physics, *political science, *psychology, *sociology, and *Spanish.


(* Minors available for teacher certification). See the “Majors, Minors, etc.  ” chart for a list of minors that were established especially to meet the needs of elementary education majors. If you would like to be certified to teach in a teaching minor, you must student teach in that minor if it is not in one of the following fields: language arts, math, science or social science.


See the Student Teaching  section of this catalog for additional licensing requirements.

State teacher licensing rules may change at any time due to legislative or licensing changes

Capstone Experience

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