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Elementary Education BA

-Certification Emphasis
-Leadership and Human Relations Emphasis

Elementary Education BA
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
FW ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
FM MATH 257 Geometry and Measurement for Teachers4
FN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences two (2) courses with labs from two fields8
FA Arts course3
FH Humanities course3-4
FS ED-LLC 200 Cultural Diversity in the School3
FS 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
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
FF ED-CIFS 400 Constructing a Professional Portfolio1
ED-LLC 300 Foundations of Linguistics & Language Acquisition3
ED-LLC 340 Idaho Comprehensive Literacy4
ED-LLC 345 Writing Process & Assessment for K-8 Classrooms3
FC ED-LLC 440 Content Area Language Arts: K-83
ED-ESP 250 Exceptionality in the Schools3
EDTECH 202 Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age3
KINES 355 Elementary School Health & PE Curriculum & Instruction3
MATH 157 Number and Operations for Teachers4
In addition, complete either the following requirements or the Leadership and Human Relations requirements to graduate with a BA in Elementary Education.

Certification Emphasis

Certification Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ED-CIFS 460 Professional Year I5
ED-CIFS 461 Professional Year II: Teaching Experience in Elementary Education6
One (1) 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
All elementary majors must complete coursework in support of an endorsement area. For a current list of approved endorsement areas, see your advisor.10-20
Electives to total 120 credits0-9

Leadership and Human Relations Emphasis

Leadership and Human Relations Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
LEAD 325 Foundations of Leadership3
LEAD 326 The Practice of Leadership3
LEAD 327 Relational Leadership3
Select from the following courses:
COMM/DISPUT/SOC 390 Conflict Management
DISPUT 401 Negotiation
DISPUT 402 Culture and Conflict
LEAD 225 Civic Engagement and Leadership
LEAD 480 Studies in Leadership
MDS 410 Case Studies in Leadership
LEAD 495 Leadership Experience1
Electives to total 120 credits18-20
All education courses older than 10 years will not apply towards program requirements without approval.