Department of
Elementary Education / Early Childhood / Special Education

Elementary Education Program

Program of Study

Students seeking a bachelor's of science in education must fulfill the General Education Requirements for Elementary Education Majors. It is very important for all Elementary Education majors to make contact with an Elementary Advisor immediately upon entry into ESU.

 

Elementary Education Professional Education Requirements

PY 211

Developmental Psychology

3 hrs

MU 124

Basic Music

2 hrs

EL 230

Using Children’s Literature in the Elementary Classroom

3 hrs

EL 312

Reading & Writing Connections

3 hrs

EL/ED 220

Introduction to Teaching

2 hrs

EL 310
or
EL/ED 535

Adapting Curriculum for Diverse Learners
or
Cultural Awareness

2 hrs
or
3 hrs

MA 307

Elementary Math I

3 hrs

MA 308

Elementary Math II

3 hrs

IT 371

Advanced Instructional Technology for Educators

3 hrs

SD 550

Survey of Exceptionality

3 hrs

SD 560

Collaborations & Strategies

3 hrs

AR 324

Elementary Art Education

2 hrs

PE 381

Elementary School Health & Physical Education

2 hrs

MU 344

Music for Elementary Teachers

2 hrs



Block 1 Courses

EE 311 Planning & Assessment of Teaching 1 hr
EE 313 Reading for the Elementary Teacher I 3 hrs
EE 314 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School 3 hrs
EE 316 Teaching Science in the Elementary School 3 hrs
TOTAL 10 hrs

 

Block 2 Courses

These courses must be completed in a Professional Development School

EE 315 Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School 3 hrs
EE 317 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School 3 hrs
EE 318 Classroom Management 2 hrs
EE 320 Observing Teaching/Learning Models 4 hrs
EE 413 Reading for the Elementary Teacher II 3 hrs
EE 414 Reading Practicum 1 hr
TOTAL 16 hrs

 

Block 3 Courses

These courses must be completed in a Professional Development School

EL 466 Student Teaching, Elementary
(Or EL 464 and appropriate LE courses approved by the Elementary
Education Advising Center)
12 hrs
TOTAL 12 hrs