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Teaching is a highly rewarding career that can make a profound impact. On any given day, you can serve as a scientist, poet, accountant, even a musician, presenting new possibilities to students that can spark dreams and transform lives. The role of a teacher extends well beyond creating lesson plans; it is a God-given calling that extends hope and encouragement through an excitement for learning. Earning your degree in elementary education through our state-approved program will prepare you to teach a wide range of subjects to children in kindergarten through sixth grade – and help you to discover and grow into your sacred calling as a teacher.
Trinity Florida will prepare you to be a part of the development process, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to become an effective educator and leader in the classroom. Experienced professors introduce you to the expanding literature in the field of education. Course work provides needed credits to qualify for elementary certification from the State of Florida where numerous employment opportunities are available.
In addition to the core required courses across all majors, Elementary Education majors complete 78 credit hours in their program. The Elementary Education major is part of Trinity Florida’s undergraduate program, which offers unique opportunities for learners to enhance their professional goals through accelerated education. Most Elementary Education majors who enroll without college credits complete their degree in four years, but you are free to go at your own pace.
Along with the core required courses across all majors, students pursuing an Elementary Education degree will complete the core educational courses. Additionally, this educational experience will include a final step toward developing competency as an educator in the ED483 Student Teaching course comprised of 12 weeks in an elementary classroom.
You’ll also take interesting courses like:
In addition to being well-prepared and certified, students who earn a BA in Elementary Education serve the Lord in many of the following ways:
|REQUIRED COURSES (78 credit hrs)|
|ED 234||Children’s Literature for Elementary Teachers||3 hrs|
|MA 117||Mathematics in a Modern World||3 hrs|
|ED 257||Technology for Elementary Teachers||3 hrs|
|ED 104||Introduction to Education||3 hrs|
|ED 260||Educational Psychology and Human Development||3 hrs|
|ED 339E||Fundamentals of Elementary Education||3 hrs|
|ED 330E||Introduction to Special Education||3 hrs|
|ED 431||Assessment of Learners||3 hrs|
|MA 204||Mathematics for Elementary Teachers||3 hrs|
|ED 347||Elementary Math Methods||3 hrs|
|ED 305||Reading Fundamentals||3 hrs|
|ED 404||ESOL Methods||3 hrs|
|ED 332||Literacy Development and Assessment||3 hrs|
|ED 481||Field Study #1||1 hrs|
|ED 351||Methods of Language Arts||3 hrs|
|ED 407||Science for Educators||3 hrs|
|ED 346||Elementary Science Methods||3 hrs|
|ED 408||Social Studies for Educators||3 hrs|
|ED 344||Social Studies Methods in the Elementary Classroom||3 hrs|
|ED 416||Reading in the Content Areas||3 hrs|
|ED 436||Applied Linguistics ESOL||3 hrs|
|ED 482||Field Study #2||1 hrs|
|ED 438||Cultural Dimensions in ESOL||3 hrs|
|ED 423||Classroom Management||3 hrs|
|ED 483||Student Teaching||10 hrs|