Program for Elementary Education

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In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of elementary education (K-6) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • ED 262 Adolescent and Children’s Literature, 3 hours
  • ED 331 Methods for Teaching Elementary and Middle Level Math, 3 hours
  • ED 348 Methods for Teaching Elementary and Middle School Science, 3 hours
  • ED 352 Essentials of Reading, 3 hours
  • ED 354 Essentials of Reading – Supervised Practicum, 3 hours
  • ED 363 Elementary School Social Studies, 3 hours
  • ED 380 Elementary/Middle Level Methods - Music, Art & PE/Health, 3 hours
  • ED 413 Methods for Teaching Adaptive Learners OR ED 414 Characteristics of Adaptive Learners, 3 hours
  • MA 261 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers I, 3 hours
  • MA 262 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers II, 3 hours
  • MU 120 Understanding Music AND AE 110 Visual Language, 3 hours
    OR
  • LS 111 Liberal Studies Seminar I AND LS 112 Liberal Studies Seminar II, 3 hours

One supporting course from two of the following areas, 3 hours each:

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • US, Kansas or world history
  • American politics or government

 Elementary Teacher Licensure Requirements Checklist