Elementary Education Foundations
Do you enjoy helping children reach their potential? Elementary education may be the career path for you. The elementary education foundations program lays the groundwork for a separate licensure degree that can lead to a successful, meaningful teaching career. You'll learn the basics that will prepare you to guide future generations of learners.
Graduates who meet program and grade requirements receive preferred admission to the college's master of education/initial licensure program in elementary education.
- Learning abroad programs that expose you to new cultural experiences in Spain, Senegal, or India
- Discover if teaching is the right path for you while pursuing study across multiple content areas
- Develop a solid foundation across disciplines while building the framework for learning to teach effectively
Careers with meaning
Potential employers include:
- Elementary schools
- Day-care centers
- Social service agencies
- Educational publishers
Explore careers in elementary education.
Major courses: Teaching methods, psychology, linguistics, special education, and teaching technology
Content area courses: Communications and literature, mathematics, science, and social studies