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Courses for a Degree in Education

In addition to a focus on education courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Education Courses:

  • Educational Technology in Elementary and Middle Education
  • Curriculum and the Learner in Elementary School
  • Multicultural Education
  • Literature for Children in the Elementary School
  • Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom
  • Science in the Elementary Classroom
  • Mathematics for the Elementary Classroom
  • Literacy Instruction in the Primary Grades
  • Literacy Practicum in the Primary Grades
  • Literacy Instruction in the Intermediate Grades
  • Instructional Approaches for ESOL Learners
  • Student Teaching
  • Education and Society
  • Instructional Strategies in Physical Education
  • Development and Learning of the Young Child
  • Managing and Motivating Learners
  • Teaching Exceptional Children and Youth
  • Instructional Strategies in Music
  • Children in Drama
  • Instructional Strategies in Art
  • Advanced Practices for Children with Disabilities

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology