Husson believes that instilling in children the sheer love of learning, the ability to read, write, and problem-solve; and the interpersonal and thinking skills necessary to propel meaningful learning, are the basic building blocks of a child's education.
The program outline indicates the types of courses you need to take in Elementary Education. A significant number of required courses in the first two years are liberal art courses. Starting from your third year, you will begin to take the professional educational courses, the elementary education core courses, and the academic content electives. Your final semester involves student teaching, one of your experiential learning requirements, and the seminar in teaching course allowing you to simultaneously develop an exit portfolio based on the cumulative experiences you have had to indicate your accomplishment in the program.
The program experiences in the Elementary Education Program include five areas: