The Elementary Education program prepares teachers to work in Kindergarten-6th grade classrooms (K-6 Utah Teaching License). Program courses emphasize evidence-based, age appropiate teaching practices for all children in each of the content areas of the core curriculum (math, literacy, science, social studies).
Declare the Elementary Education Pre-Major. See a program advisor in the Education Advisement Center (EAC)
Attend a program orientation meeting - pick up a flyer in 350 MCKB, or check the student calendar
Complete 2 courses:
SFL 210 - Human Development
ECE 202 - Foundations of Child Development
Review GPA and ACT/SAT scores with a program advisor
How To Apply
Register for a free account on the Educator application system
Start an Elementary Education program application
Complete the admissions checklist in the application
Apply for fingerprinting and FBI background check. Allow from 1-3 weeks for the fingerprints to be processed. FBI background clearance is valid for 3 years
Complete a graduation plan with a program advisor in the Education Advisement Center, 350 MCKB
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