Bachelor of Science in Education: Elementary Education
If you like to work with people, are an effective leader, and
are good with children grades K-8, elementary education might be for you.
Our Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education will be
prepare you for a meaningful profession as an elementary school teacher.
This degree has five concentration options:
- History/Social Studies
- Language/Cultural Diversity
- OR you can get the Early Childhood Certificate
that leads to the Early Childhood Endorsement
Choose your learning style
In this program, you will choose a plan option that best
fits your lifestyle—so you can learn the way your want to.
You complete your professional courses, which encompass all
required major courses and several electives, over two terms.
You spend several hours most days working with children in
public school classrooms under the supervision of cooperating teachers and
Northern Arizona University faculty members. With hundreds of hours in schools
with children, our site-based programs offer you optimal classroom experience.
You complete your professional courses over three terms,
taking nine units of education course work on campus, each term. You also
usually take six units of liberal studies, educational foundations, content
emphasis courses, or electives each term.
In addition, you work with children in public school
classrooms each term under the supervision of cooperating teachers and Northern
Arizona University faculty members. You complete at least 45 units of work with
children in public school classrooms.
The professional courses on campus are offered in a flexible
scheduling format within a recommended sequence.
You can complete this plan in two terms, during which you
complete at least 45 units of work with children in public school classrooms.
To earn this degree, you must complete at least 120 units of
- at least 35 units of liberal studies requirements
- at least 60 units of major requirements
- at least 12 units of concentration requirements
- elective courses, if needed, to reach an overall
total of at least 120 units
See the academic catalog for full details on this degree,
including a course listing and emphasis requirements.