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Undergraduate Programs

Elementary Education

The elementary education program prepares candidates to teach children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Completion of the program leads to a bachelor of science degree and prepares candidates to obtain an Illinois Type 03 certificate and eligibility to apply for middle school endorsements. The program consists of general education, area of concentration and professional education courses that address requirements for graduation and the state of Illinois requirements for certification.

Requirements for Degree

Candidates in the elementary program should major in education and must complete the following requirements:

Middle Grade Endorsement

The middle grade endorsement is available for candidates completing certification in either elementary or secondary education. Information about specific requirements can be obtained from the director of teacher education.

Program Requirements

Course Descriptions

Elementary Education Plan (DOC)

Elementary Math Education Plan (DOC)