Elementary Education

The Elementary Education major equips future servant leaders with knowledge of the diverse learners and content they will teach, skills in planning instruction, assessing, and managing, as well as character reflecting appropriate interaction with the school community, life-long learning, and a calling as a Christian servant leader with a Biblical worldview for kingdom service. The Professional Teaching Objectives for this major is based on the InTASC standards. 

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Minors

  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (TESOL)
  • Counseling
  • Outdoor Leadership & Education
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Bible & Theology

Program Layout

The Elementary Education major is a 128 hour program that includes 58 hours of general education courses (including 15 hours of Bible & Theology), 15 hours of open electives, and 55 hours in Education-specific courses. Examples of classes include Curriculum & Assessment, Reading Diagnosis & Remediation, Exploring Diversity in Education, and Clinical Practice.