Major Details

Education (Elementary) B.S.

Students who plan to teach grades 1-6 in Missouri complete this sequence of courses and a concentration of 21 hours in an eligible academic area.

Students who complete the 12-hour Early Childhood endorsement 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.

Introduction to Teacher Education (EDU 105) is recommended for students in this certification.

Course List - Total Hours: 55

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU201 Multicultural Education    3
EDU211 Educational Technology    2
EDU231 Exceptional Child    3
EDU250 Foundations    3
EDU291 Pre-Student Teaching I    1
EDU292 Pre-Student Teaching II    1
EDU317 Integrated Curriculum I    3
EDU318 Integrated Curriculum II    3
EDU341 Teaching Mathematics (Elementary)    3
EDU392 Reading in the Content Area    3
EDU393 Teaching Elementary Reading    3
EDU441 Analysis and Correction    2
EDU453 Classroom Management    2
EDU490 Supervised Teaching (Elementary)    12
EDU492 Educational Seminar    3
PED107 Health, Nutrition and Safety    2
PSY209 Child Development and Behavior    3
PSY221 Educational Psychology    3



Concentration Hours

Academic Catalog 2009