Admissions Menu

Major Details

Elementary Education - BS

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

Students who plan to teach grades 1-6 in Missouri complete this sequence of courses and a concentration of 47 hours . Students who complete the 12-hour Early Childhood concentration sequence and the Elementary Education major concurrently can also be recommended for certification to teach birth through third grade. Students interested in becoming certified to teach in other states need to follow these program requirements and be recommended for Missouri certification by the Registrar. They may then take that certification to other states. Policies vary among states. Information on the curriculum, policies and requirements of the university’s Teacher Education Program and of its teacher certification process is available in the Teacher Education Program handbook. The handbook is posted on the Education program’s website. *Education majors must complete all major courses, including concentration and secondary certification courses (if applicable), with a final grade of ‘C’ or better.

Course List - Minimum Required Hours: 68.00

Download Checklist

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 201 Multicultural Education 3.00
EDU 211 Educational Technology I 3.00
EDU 231 Exceptional Child 3.00
EDU 250 Foundations of Education 3.00
EDU 291 Beginning Clinical Experience 2.00
EDU 317 Teaching Language Arts & Children's Literature 3.00
EDU 318 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 319 Teaching Science in the Elementary/Middle Grades 3.00
EDU 341 Teaching Mathematics 3.00
EDU 392 Reading & Wrtng in the Content Area 3.00
EDU 393 Teaching Reading and Writing 3.00
EDU 395 Intermediate Clinical Experience 3.00
EDU 422 Measurement & Assessment in Eductn 3.00
EDU 441 Student Centered Reading & Writing 3.00
EDU 453 Classroom Management 3.00
EDU 490 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 9.00
EDU 492 Educational Seminar 3.00
MAT 231 Understanding Mathematics for Tchrs 3.00
PED 352 Instrctnl Techniques in Health K-12 3.00
PSY 221 Educational Psychology -S 3.00
PSY 226 Child and Adolescent Development -S 3.00


Concentration Hours
Elementary Education Concentration - 44 Credits 44.00


Certification Hours
Early Childhood Certification Concentration - 12 Credits 12.00

Academic Catalog 17-18