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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education

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The elementary teacher is expected to be able to provide effective instruction in a broad array of content areas. For this reason, there are specific courses that all teacher candidates are required to take to ensure sufficient content background.

If chosen wisely, these courses can meet the requirements of the Department of Education and meet some of the General Education Program (GEP) of the university as well.

General Education Courses

The following general education courses also are required of all elementary education students. (Some of these courses may fulfill GEP requirements.):

Fine Arts/Literature [6]

Courses in art, dance, music, film/video, theatre or literature, with the stipulation that no more than three credits be in literature.

Social Studies

Social studies requires

Science [7]

SCI 100 is required. Students must also take one additional biological or one physical science.

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