Elementary Teacher Licensure


Introductory Courses
TEP 207Foundations of American Education3
TEP 222Child Development for Teachers3
TEP 224Exceptional Child for Teachers3
TEP 227Educational Psychology for Teachers3
Total Hours12
Core Courses
TEP 305Technology For Teaching3
TEP 315Advanced Classroom Management3
TEP 318Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment3
Total Hours9
Methods Courses 1
TEP 211Wellness for Elementary Teachers1
TEP 423Methods of Elementary Reading and Language Arts3
TEP 424Methods of Elementary Mathematics3
TEP 425Methods of Elementary Social Studies and Humanities3
TEP 426Methods of Elementary Science3
Total Hours13

Important Note:  TEP 211 is a one credit hour Physical Education methods course. This methods course does not require any pre-clinical hours. 

Student Teaching

Elementary candidates who have completed all general education requirements; all introductory, core, and methods courses; and all other requirements will be eligible to complete student teaching. For elementary candidates, the student teaching semester includes two courses:

TEP 448Elementary and Middle Grades Student Teaching Seminar3
TEP 450ECCE: Student Teaching - Elementary and Middle Grade9
Total Hours12

Candidates are required to apply for student teaching. Applications are to be completed within the prescribed time frame. Candidates must complete a state and federal background check as directed by the host district prior to the start of student teaching.