WHAT IS ELEMENTARY EDUCATION?
This major is part of the Education Exploration Group
Students in Elementary Education are prepared to teach in grades 1-6. Students complete general education requirements, a 39-credit subject area major that includes a single subject (English, History/Geography, Mathematics, or Science) plus a second concentration, and required courses in professional education.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)
UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)
PSYC 1100 - General Psychology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3)
HDFS 1070 - Individual and Family Development (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
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