Elementary Education Precertification Major

This 50 credit major is offered by the Education Department in conjunction with other departments in Social Science and History Division and the Mathematics and Natural Science Division. This major will meet the major/minor requirements in Professional Studies, Social Science and History, and Mathematics and Natural Science PEAKs. It is a prerequisite for admission to the Fifth-Year and Master of Arts and Teaching programs that lead to state certification as an elementary teacher.

Candidates will also need to complete a Humanities and Fine Arts PEAK.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Dispositions to Teach
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Lesson Planning
  • Academic content in science, mathematics, social science, and fine arts
  • Ability to plan for effective instruction in reading and other subjects