Elementary Education

A candidate for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education will obtain the knowledge, skills and dispositions to teach students ages 6-13, with or without disabilities. The program includes a Liberal Arts Sequence, Teacher Education Core Courses, Elementary Course Sequence and a Minor from approved program minors. Successful Praxis I and II requirements, and clinic and student teaching experiences are required for Wisconsin licensure. 

CORE Courses – Required of Education Majors

EDU 165 Orientation to Teacher Education  

1

EDU 163 Foundations of Education

3

PSY 274 Lifespan              

3

EDU 270 Educational Psychology

3

EDU 269 Differences in Development

3

EDU 271 Curriculum and Methods 

3

EDU 203 Technology and Media in Education

3

EDU 360 Reading and Writing

3

EDU 361 Professional Seminar        

1

SED 300 Measurements and Assessment     

3

SED 400 Classroom Management and Behavior

3

SED 462 Adaptations and Modifications

3

Approved Program Minors (22-24 credits)

Elementary Education Major Specific

BIO 380          Environmental Education

0/1

EDU 223         Elementary Language Arts and Lit

3

EDU 333         Reading/Remediation       

3

EDU 334         Integrating the Arts  

3

EDU 369         Social Studies Curriculum and methods

3

EDU 370         Math and Science Curriculum and methods

3

EDU 359         Clinic 1

1

EDU 359         Clinic 2

1

___443            Methods course in minor

2

EDU 453         Student Teaching

varies

Other Education Program Requirements

  • Passing score on CORE (reading, writing and math) test or alternate ACT/SAT score
  • TB test
  • Background check
  • Completion of Portfolio levels 1,2 and 3 at specific points in the program
  • Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test – Pass prior to interview for student teaching (required for EC and MC-EA licenses)
  • PRAXIS II – content area knowledge pass prior to student teaching
  • edTPA – completed during student teaching.