The elementary education major is designed to prepare students to teach in grades kindergarten through six. Elementary education students have experiences that combine learning theory with practical applications, promote the integration of technology, using iPad applications for instructional strategies and assessment, reading and ESOL performance standards as well as encompassing a variety of field activities. Students enrolled in the Elementary Education program will be encouraged to recognize and appreciate the diversity of today’s children and to be able to meet their varied educational needs in a multicultural society. The courses in this state-approved program are designed to meet the requirements for certification in Florida.
Students majoring in elementary education grades K–6 must fulfill the following core and major courses to meet certification requirements.