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Elementary Education BA

Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies

Elementary Education BA 
Course Number and TitleCredits
Foundational Studies Program requirements indicated in bold
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM MATH 257 Geometry and Probability for Teachers4
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences two (2) courses with labs8
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS ED-LLC 200 Cultural Diversity in the School3
DLS ED-CIFS 201 Foundations of Education3
ART 321 Elementary School Art Methods or
COUN 301 Guidance and Counseling in Schools or
MUS 374 Music Fundamentals & Methods for the Elementary Classroom Teacher
3
ED-CIFS 203 Child and Educational Psychology3
ED-CIFS 329 Assessment in Teaching and Learning3
ED-CIFS 330 Elementary Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction3
ED-CIFS 331 Elementary Mathematics Curriculum & Instruction3
ED-CIFS 332 Elementary Classroom Learning Environments3
ED-CIFS 333 Elementary Science Curriculum & Instruction or
ENGR 385 Science Methods Through Engineering
3-4
FF ED-CIFS 400 Constructing a Professional Portfolio1
ED-CIFS 460 Professional Year I5
ED-CIFS 461 Professional Year II: Teaching Experience in Elementary Education6
ED-LLC 340 Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course4
ED-LLC 345 Writing Process and Assessment for K-8 Classrooms3
CID ED-LLC 440 Content Area Language Arts: K-83
ED-ESP 250 Exceptionality in the Schools3
One of the following:
ED-CIFS 465 Professional Year III: Teaching Experience In Intermediate Elementary Education
ED-CIFS 466 Professional Year III: Teaching Experience In The Middle School
ED-ESP 467 Teaching Experience in Special Education
6
EDTECH 202 Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age3
KINES 355 Elementary School Health & PE Curriculum & Instruction3
MATH 157 Structure of Arithmetic for Teachers4
PSYC 101 General Psychology3
The Idaho state teacher certification requires a minimum of 20 credits in one of the following fields: American Government/Political Science, Art, Bilingual Education, Biological Science, Chemistry, Communication, Communication/Drama, Earth Science, Economics, English, English as a New Language/TESOL, Foreign Language, Geography, Geology, Gifted/Talented, Health, History, Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Natural Science, Physical Science, Physics, Psychology, Social Studies, Technology Education.10-20
Electives to total 1200-9
Total120-122