Elementary Education

Elementary Majors & Minors

If you are interested in teaching children birth through age 8, upper elementary grades 3-5, or middle school grades 6-8, Elementary Education majors select from two program options known as Option 1: Core Subject or Option 2: Comprehensive Major. Within each of these programs, several teaching majors and teaching minors are available.

Option 1: Core Subject

In the Core Subject, students select one teaching major or two teaching minors from the following list in addition to completing the Comprehensive Elementary Education major. Students must complete the Planned Program Courses, the Professional Sequence Courses and the Reading Courses.

Teaching Majors and Teaching Minors:

Option 2: Comprehensive Major

In the Comprehensive Major, students select one teaching major or teaching minor from the list below in addition to completing the Comprehensive Elementary Education major, the Professional Sequence and the Reading Courses.

Teaching Majors and Teaching Minors: