2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Elementary Education Major


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs

(85 credits minimum)

The student who desires to be an elementary teacher must remain in good standing in the Teacher Education Program and complete the program outlined below which will satisfy requirements for the bachelor of science degree or the bachelor of arts degree, provided the foreign language requirement is fulfilled. Satisfactory completion of the program will also make the individual eligible for the Standard Instructional License in the state of Indiana provided that the individual satisfies the test requirements. Upon completion of this degree, the holder can be licensed in the elementary, primary, and intermediate school setting.

Required Subject Matter (26 credits minimum):


A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

  • An approved Fine Arts class (ART 151 or ARTE 390) 3-4 credits.

Choose one of the following:


Professional Education Component (59 credits minimum):


The professional education component in elementary education consists of a sequential pattern of course work integrated into phases. Each subsequent phase has the previous phase as a prerequisite. Prior to enrolling in Phase II, the student must have been admitted to Becoming a Complete Professional I. Early and continuous experiences with children in school settings are included throughout the professional education component and are an integral part of the professional courses. These practicum experiences are required to successfully complete each professional course, but do not carry course credit.

A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

Electives and Courses for Additional License Area (6 credits minimum):


A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

  • Special Education
  • Reading
  • Early Childhood
  • English as a New Language
  • Middle School Math
  • Other approved licensed area

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs