Bachelor of Science
Major in Elementary Education (350)

REQUIREMENTSHOURS

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Elementary Education majors must complete twelve (12) semester hours in each of the following areas: mathematics, social sciences, sciences, and English.Elementary Education majors should: 

  1. select MATH 1413 or 1513 to meet the Mathematics requirement.
  2. choose HLTH 1012 as 2 hours of the Health and Wellness requirement.
  3. choose PSY 1113 (a prerequisite to EDUC 3733) to meet the Behavioral Science requirement.
  4. choose a social studies course and a science course as General Education electives.
  5. demonstrate foreign language proficiency (listening and speaking) at the novice-high level as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages by taking a foreign language course or by passing a Department of English and Foreign Languages proficiency test.
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II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Core Courses (36 hours)

MATH 2353 or elective, MATH 2363 or elective, MATH 1413 or above, LIBS 3423, EDUC 3023, EDUC 3513, EDUC 3533, EDUC 4423(R), EDUC 4443(R), EDUC 4463(R), EDUC 4483(R), EDUC 4553(R), LANG elective or Successful Proficiency Test.

B. Professional Education Courses (36 hours)

EDUC 1800, EDUC 3003, EDUC 3013, SPED 3103, EDUC 3733, EDUC 3753(R), EDUC 3673, EDUC 4653(R), EDUC 4935*(R), EDUC 4945*(R), EDUC 3612*, EDUC 4313(R).
*Should be taken in the professional semester.
(R) Restricted to students admitted to Teacher Education.

C. Special Education Option (15 hours)

Students wishing to seek certification in Special Education may choose to take the following courses in addition to the required core and professional education courses:

SPED 3203, SPED 3223, SPED 3243, SPED 3263, SPED 4413 and EDUC 4815*

*Taken in place of EDUC 4935 or 4945.

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IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Social Studies Elective (3 hours)**

Science Elective (3 hours)**

**See Advisor for applicable courses.

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V. ELECTIVES TO COMPLETE 124-136 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION.

VI. GRADE REQUIREMENTS

Students must achieve a grade of C or better in Elementary Education Major courses and the Professional Education courses, and courses that fulfill the state 4x12 requirement, whether taken with an Education prefix or a prefix from another department, to receive credit toward a degree. If a grade of D, F, or U is achieved, the course must be repeated.

Teacher Licensure/Certification

Students who complete the requirements for this degree and pass the State tests for certification in Elementary Education will be eligible to apply for a teaching license.