Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Elementary Education

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Elementary Education

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in elementary education include the prescribed general education component, the major concentration, and the professional education courses for a total of 124 semester hours. A minor is not required. See section on Educator Preparation Requirements for a description of the grade point requirements for admission and completion of a program that will enable the candidate to be recommended for a Class B Professional Certificate.

Class B Program K-6 Certification (SBE/CAEP Approved)

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts) 112
Literature Coursework (6)
Fine Arts Coursework
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics) 111
Mathematics Coursework
Introductory Biology
Principles of Biology
Science Coursework (non-biology with lab)
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500
United States History to 1877
and United States History since 1877
Human Growth and Development
General Psychology
Area V13
Science Coursework (4)
Mathematics Coursework (9)
Professional Studies
(May complete Prior to Admission to TEP)
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience1
EED 324Instructional Technology 23
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
(Requires admission to TEP)
EED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
EEX 341Accommodating Student Diversity3
EED 350Classroom Management3
EED 472Elementary Education Internship12
Teaching Field
(May complete prior to admission to TEP)
EED 319Introduction to Elementary Education3
ECE 312Creative Arts for Children3
EED 301Children's Literature in a Digital Age3
EED 305Social Studies for the Elementary School Teacher3
ES 308Science for the Elementary School Teacher3
(Requires admission to TEP)
ECE 410WReading and Language Arts in Early Childhood Education6
ECE 406Mathematics for Early Childhood Education3
HPE 342School Health Education for the Elementary Grades3
EED 420WReading and the Language Arts in Elementary Education6
EED 416Mathematics for Elementary Education3
EED 405Evaluation and Remediation of Reading Problems3
Total Hours124