Major in Elementary Education, BS

Coordinator: G. Cueto (860-832-2434)

Program Requirements (130 credits)
ENG 110, MATH 113, MATH 213 and BIO 211, HIST 161 or 162, PSY 236, SCI 111, either PSY 361 or 362.

Subject-matter Major (33-39 credits)
Single subject-matter majors include English, geography, history, mathematics, general science with a specialization in biology, and general science with a specialization in earth science.

Additional majors may be offered in the future due to change in state of Connecticut regulations. See Carol A. Ammon School of Arts and Science sections for specific course requirements.

Professional education (49 credits):
Courses are taken in clusters as follows:

EDTE 210 Education and Teacher Leadership in Diverse Learning Communities 4
EDT 210 Introduction to Educational Technology 1

Enrollment in the following courses requires acceptance to the professional program in the School of Education and Professional Studies. Applications are accepted in the second week of the fall and spring semesters. 

RDG 315 Comprehensive Reading Instruction I 3
EDTE 315 Principles of Learning: Elementary 4
SPED 315 Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities 3
RDG 316 Comprehensive Reading Instruction II 3
EDEL 322 Effective Elementary Teaching 3
EDTE 320 Practicum in Elementary Education I 1
EDF 415 Educational Foundations 3
EDT 415 Developing Instructional Materials 1
EDTE 420 Practicum in Elementary Education II 1-2
FA 412 Fine Arts Across the Curriculum 3
MATH 412 Elementary Mathematical Methods 3
RDG 412 Literacy in the Elementary School 3
SCI 412 Elementary Science Methods 2
EDEL 415 Elementary Social Studies Methods 1
EDEL 430 Elementary Education Student Teaching 1-9
EDTE 430 Topic Seminar in Leadership and Learning Communities 1
The completion of a minor is not required.  
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