If you want to teach at the elementary level but do not need a full Master’s degree program, this licensure-only program allows you to obtain your Initial classroom license.
This licensure-only program will prepare you for the challenges of the 21st Century classroom while not requiring enrolling in a full degree program. It incorporates our commitment to inclusive classrooms, differentiated instruction, and the integration of theory and practice, while offering instruction in literacy, teaching mathematics, science, and social studies, the inclusive classroom, and issues in American schooling.Key program information for Elementary License Only:
View program of study and course descriptions [PDF] for the Elementary license only program.
EEDUC 5136 Integrating Social Studies into the Elementary Classroom The essence of this course focuses on those methods and materials that facilitate the teaching of social studies in the elementary classroom. Attention will be paid to the integration of technology as an instructional tool, the development of appropriate assessment models, and the synthesis of social studies with the humanities and natural sciences. Selecting, developing, teaching, and evaluating skills, concepts, and resources play an active role in class meetings.
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