Elementary Education, grades K-5
The elementary education program combines classroom sessions with student teaching fieldwork to provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge and experience to become a teacher in grades K-5. Upon completion of your degree, you will be eligible to earn your Tennessee state teaching license for kindergarten through fifth grade. To earn a Bachelor of Science in elementary education, you will take courses in English, history, science, mathematics and elementary education.
This major is also available as an add-on endorsement license.
Courses in this major include:
- Environmental Sciences
- Introduction to teaching
- Educational psychology
- Math for elementary school teachers
- Teaching reading
- Classroom management
- Literary assessment
What can you do with this degree?
- Elementary school teacher