Elementary Education

The goal of the Elementary Education program is to prepare future teachers of elementary children in grades 2-6 with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach children. 

Benefits of the program include:

  • a structured curriculum;
  • current knowledge in the field;
  • opportunities for leadership;
  • interaction with diverse teachers and students in partner schools; and
  • instructional modeling.

Degree Requirements

  • 50 credit hours of work in general education
  • 6 additional credit hours of work (geography and second semester of a foreign language)
  • 69 credit hours of course work within the Division of Education
  • 3 credit hours of an elective

An education major needs a total of 128 hours to graduate.