Elementary Education Major
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course levelAOS Code: U251
I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)
II General Education Marker Requirements
Students may select courses for:
Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
III Major Requirements (42 semester hours)
CUI 250 (prerequisite for admission to the major)
CUI 320, 346, 350, 360, 370, 375*, 380, 400*, 420
CUI 461 (taken last semester of program)
*CUI 375 is taught as Writing Intensive (WI); CUI 400 is taught as Speaking Intensive (SI).
IV Licensure Requirements
V Second Academic Concentration Requirements (24–27 semester hours)
Students must complete a coherent course of study of 24–27 semester hours in a basic academic discipline. Depending on the academic discipline selected, a maximum of 6 hours of the second major may be counted toward the General Education Requirements. The following second academic concentrations have been approved for Elementary Education: Anthropology; Art; Biology; Chemistry; Classical Studies; Communication Studies; Dance; English; French; Geography; German; History; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Religious Studies; Sociology; Spanish; Special Programs in Liberal Studies.
Electives sufficient to complete the 122 hours required for the degree. Electives should increase students’ knowledge in general education and in a content field (such as psychology or multicultural education).