The Elementary Education certification provides graduates with the skills necessary to teach in an elementary classroom for grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. Elementary Education majors may add two options to their program:
- Add a double major in (English, History, Psychology, or Art) which will help them be more marketable.
- Add a subject area minor (English, History, Science, Psychology, Art, etc.) which will help them be more marketable.
- Add Multi-categorical Special Education certification and a subject area minor, providing them with 2 certifications and a minor for the price of one degree.
Students take a variety of content-specific methods courses related to language arts, reading, social studies, science, art, music, health, and physical education in order to prepare them for the elementary classroom. During these methods courses, students participate in field experiences where they interact with teachers and provide learning experiences for elementary students.
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