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Elementary Education - BA - Arizona - Kansas - Online (45-47 hours total)

 

Overview

The Elementary Education major is designed to produce teachers who have the knowledge, social competencies, methods, communication skills, and sensitivity to be effective in the school environment.  Students complete methods courses, professional education courses, and field experiences and observations.  They develop critical thinking skills through an analysis of education history, philosophy and psychology; measurement and evaluation of learning; and classroom management.  They gain awareness of cultural diversity and the social and political contexts of education.  Elementary Education majors must also demonstrate ability in liberal arts areas including mathematics, science, writing, communication, social students, and the fine arts.

Students admitted to this program at the adult and online locations must reside in Arizona, Kansas, or Missouri.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

EDU 30731THE TEACHING PROFESSION I (3)

EDU 31132THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD (3)

EDU 31233EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)

EDU 33035IDS: FOUNDATIONS OF SCHOOLS DIVERSE SOCIETY (3)

EDU 20033INTEGRATING THE FINE ARTS (2)

EDU 30030ELEMENTARY MATH METHODS (3)

EDU 30031ELEMENTARY MATH PRACTICUM (3)

EDU 33000ELEMENTARY LANG ARTS AND SOC STUDIES METHODS (3)

EDU 33132ELEMENTARY SCIENCE METHODS (3)

EDU 33136ELEMENTARY PRIMARY READING METHODS/PRACTICUM (3)

EDU 33236ELEMENTARY INTERMEDIATE READING METHODS/PRACTICUM (3)

EDU 44033SEI METHODS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS II (3)

EDU 49001ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING I (4)

EDU 49002ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING II 4-6TH GRADE (4)

PED 30933HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM TEACHERS (2)

General Education Licensure Requirements

PSY 12053GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)

 

State-Specific - Arizona

HPS 30151ARIZONA CONSTITUTION (1)

HPS 30251UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION (1)

Career Opportunities

The Elementary Education major is based on state, regional and national certification/licensure criteria and testing competencies.  Graduates are prepared to serve in a variety of school settings, both public and private.