Curriculum

Teacher Certification - Elementary Education

The following is a suggested list of courses.

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Courses required for certification

In addition to the following coursework, as part of their undergraduate degree, students must have six credits in each of the following subjects or take additional coursework to meet the requirement: English/language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.

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Required Courses

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 204
Classroom Management
3 CR.HR.
ED 314
Assessment Practices
3 CR.HR.
ED 316
Methods in Science
3 CR.HR.
ED 321
Educating Exceptional Students
3 CR.HR.
ED 404
Methods in Reading
3 CR.HR.
ED 408
Methods in Language Arts
3 CR.HR.
ED 409
Methods in Mathematics
3 CR.HR.
ED 415
Methods in Social Studies
3 CR.HR.
ED 450
Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching
15 CR.HR.

Plus, choose one of the following

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 230

ED 332

ED 408
Children's Literature
OR
Teaching Writing in the Schools
OR
Methods in Language Arts
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

Required Electives (6 credit hours per subject)

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC EH XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN ENGLISH
ELC EH XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN ENGLISH
ELC HY XXX
ELECTIVE - HISTORY
ELC HY XXX
ELECTIVE - HISTORY
ELC MS XXX
ELECTIVE - MATH
ELC MS XXX
ELECTIVE - MATH
ELC SC XXX
ELECTIVE - SCIENCE
ELC SC XXX
ELECTIVE - SCIENCE