Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education P-5

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The Bachelor of Arts program in Elementary Education (120 hours) prepares teachers to work in elementary schools. Graduates will meet the requirements for certification to teach primary through grade five in Kentucky. Graduates wishing to seek certification in other states should contact that state’s teacher certification granting agency for information on specific requirements.

(*See Teacher Education Department for additional P-5 Content Emphasis, General Education requirements, and Dual Certification – Elementary/Middle School.)

Teacher Education Orientation must be attended prior to taking EDU 103, 108, 188, and 201.

Courses

Major Course Requirements

edu-103 - Introduction to Education - 3 hours

edu-108 - Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations - 3 hours

edu-188 - Field Experience Practicum: Initial (20 hours) - 0 hours

edu-201 - Technology in the Educational Setting - 3 hours

edu-202 - Mathematics for Teachers I - 3 hours

edu-210 - Teaching and Learning I - 3 hours

edu-286 - Field Experience Practicum: Elementary School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-287 - Field Experience Practicum: Middle School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-288 - Field Experience Practicum: High School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-302 - Mathematics for Teachers II - 3 hours

edu-314 - Multicultural Education - 3 hours

edu-315 - The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education - 3 hours

edu-332 - Educational Evaluation Techniques - 3 hours

edu-338 - Foundations of Literacy - 3 hours

edu-360 - Teaching and Learning II - 3 hours

edu-370 - Teaching Literacy to All Students across Grade Levels and Content Areas - 3 hours

edu-405 - Reading and Language Arts Teaching Methods - 3 hours

edu-419 - Social Studies Teaching Methods - 3 hours

edu-421 - Science Teaching Methods - 3 hours

edu-425 - Mathematics Teaching Methods - 3 hours

edu-498 - Student Teaching/Seminar - 3 hours

psy-edu-260 - Human Growth and Development - 3 hours

P5 Content Emphasis

eng-300 - Linguistics and History of the English Language - 3 hours

env-201 - Principles of Environmental Science - 3 hours

env-202 - Principles of Environmental Science Laboratory - 1 hours

his-101 - World Civilization I - 3 hours

his-102 - World Civilization II - 3 hours

his-141 - History of the United States since 1865 - 3 hours

General Education Hours - 34-40

Elective Hours - 1-7

Total Hours to Complete - 120

Last updated: 08/09/2021