Why Major in Elementary Education?
The School of Education offers an exemplary program in elementary education designed to provide a balanced blend of theory and practice. Throughout the elementary education degree program college students will complete at least 570 hours in a variety of hands-on elementary teaching and field-based experiences in the K-8 classroom. The Elementary Education program features class sizes of 20-25 students this guarantee that all elementary education students receive the attention they deserve. A background in state-of-the-art educational technology prepares students majoring in the elementary education program the ability to integrate computer technology into their elementary educational instruction. The elementary education program requires the completion of two elementary education minors or one elementary education teaching major in addition to a planned program minor, giving elementary education students a broad academic base in language arts, math, social studies and science. Students