The Elementary Education program prepares students to teach in grades K-6. This program requires a minimum of 120 credit hours.
An initial background check must be completed prior to starting any field or practicum experience. Student fees cover the cost of this initial background check so work with your College of Education advisor for details.
University Studies Program Requirements
Several Professional Education and Core Content courses fulfil University Studies Program requirements. Students need to complete the following USP requirements that are not incorporated into the program.
Students need a minimum of 9 credits of electives to complete their degree program. Students are strongly encouraged to apply elective hours toward a minor or endorsement, such as those in Early Childhood Education, English as a Second Language, American Sign Language and Computer Science.