Elementary Majors and Minor
Candidates who earn an elementary certificate teach:
Academic majors for certification are offered in various fields of study. Candidates select from:
Once a major has been selected, more information can be found under the specific Academic Program. In addition, the elementary teaching program requires all candidates to complete the Elementary Teaching minor.
In addition to a teachable major, candidates must complete the elementary minor and education major/professional sequence requirements. Please see your advisor before selecting your elementary minor courses. New improved courses started fall 2009. These courses will help students transition into the new elementary minor program.
Elementary Teaching Minor
For elementary education candidates starting the new elementary minor program, elementary certification requirements are listed below:
Elementary candidates must take each of the following courses, except the course listed in their chosen content major area:
C. Fine Arts:
D. Language Arts:
F. Physical Education/Health:
G. Social Studies:
Elementary Teacher Major Requirements
Candidates must complete the following 39 credit education major. At least one field semester must be done in a multicultural setting.
Flex Course 1 - This course is taken before OR after admission to the College of Education. It must be completed before Student Teaching. Must be grade B- or higher. Candidates Take:
Prerequisites required prior to admission to undergraduate teacher education:
Flex Course 2 - This course is taken after admission to the College of Education. It must be completed before Student Teaching. Must be grade of B- or higher.
Student Teaching Semester: