Elementary Education Major

Teaching (K-6 Classroom Teacher)

The Student will complete the Liberal Arts Core requirements, the Professional Education Requirements, the major requirements, a 12-hour area of specialization, and electives to complete a minimum of 120 hours. The prescribed program is as follows:

I. Specific Liberal Arts Core requirements

  • ENGLISH 1005 Research and Writing - 3cr (DMACC-ENG 106)
  • COMM 1000 Oral Communication - 3cr (DMACC-SPC 101 preferred, 126 accepted)
  • AMERICAN or World HISTORY HISUS 1110 or 1120 (DMACC HIS 150 or 153)
  • GEOG 1110 World Geography -3cr (DMACC GEO 111)
  • POLAMER 1014 Introduction to American Politics -3cr (DMACC POL 111)

II. Professional Education Requirements - Elementary Ed

    Required:
  • SPED 3150 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms - 2cr (DMACC- EDU 245)
  • INSTTECH 1031 Educational Technology & Design - 3cr
    Level I
  • EDPSYCH 2017 Field Experience - 1cr (DMACC- EDU 213)
  • EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development - 3cr (DMACC- PSY 121 or ECE 173)
    Level II
  • EDPSYCH 3128 Field Experience - 1 cr
  • EDPSYCH 3148 Learning & Instruction - 3 cr (DMACC- PSY 281)
  • TEACHING 4170 Human Relations- 3cr
  • MEASRES 3150 Classroom Assessment - 2cr
    Level III
  • SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society-3cr
  • TEACHING 3134 Elementary Teaching - 12cr

III. Elementary Education Major Requirements

  • ELEMECML 3120 Classroom Management (k-8) - 3cr
  • ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science- 3cr
  • ELEMECML 3164 Teaching Elementary School Social Studies- 3cr
  • ELEMECML 4150 Elementary Curriculum-3cr
  • ELEMECML 4123 Methods of Teaching Visual & Performing Arts Integration in the Elem. Classroom-3cr
  • LITED 1044 Children's Literature - 3 cr (DMACC- LIT 105)
  • LITED 3115 Methods of Teaching Early Literacy - 3cr
  • LITED 3116 Methods of Teaching Content Literacy in the Intermediate Grades-3cr
  • HPELS 2045 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers - 3 cr
  • MATH 1201 Mathematical Reasoning for Teaching I - 3 cr (DMACC-MAT114)
  • MATH 3202 Mathematical Reasoning for Teaching II - 3cr
  • MATH 3203 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools - 3cr
  • MATH 3211 Introduction to Algebraic Thinking-4cr
  • SCI ED 1200 Inquiry into Life Sciences (DMACC - BIO 104 OR 156)
  • SCI ED 1300 Inquiry into Physical Sciences (DMACC- CHM 105 or PHY 106)
  • SCI ED 1100 Inquiry into Earth Science (DMACC-ENV 115 & 116)
  • OR
  • EARTHSCI 1100 Inquiry into Space Science (DMACC-PHS 152)

IV. UNI GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • HUM 3121-3128 Non-Western Cultures Class - 3cr (DMACC-GLS 220)
  • TBD Capstone:TBD - 2cr