Undergraduate candidates who plan to teach in the elementary or middle school must major in Integrated Studies in Elementary Education. For Elementary (grades preK-6), the teacher candidate must choose one of the core areas (English, math, science or social science).
To add the Middle School option (grades 6-8) to the Elementary endorsement, the teacher candidate must complete: one additional course, EDUC 412 Middle School Curriculum and Instruction, middle school field experiences and one student teaching placement in a middle school setting.
Candidates who have already earned a bachelor's degree should choose the M.A.T. in Elementary Education.
Professional Education Requirements
EDUC 125/126 - Introduction to Education
EDUC 220 - Differentiated
EDUC 225/226 - Instructional Design
EDUC 317/318/319 - Elementary Reading/Language Arts
EDUC 322/323/324 - Elementary Social Studies/Math/Science
EDUC 360 - Foundations of Education
EDUC 410/411 - Elementary Curriculum Middle School option: EDUC 412 Middle School Curriculum and Instruction