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Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844

Phone: (208) 885-6587

Fax: (208) 885-7607

Email: teached@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Boise Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 334-2999

Fax: (208) 364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Center

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University of Idaho CDA Center
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: (208) 292-2519

Fax: (208) 667-5275

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: CDA Center

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Elementary Education, B.S.

Curriculum Requirements

Required coursework in the elementary education bachelor’s degree program includes University of Idaho requirements for core education, successful completion of Praxis II test, the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment parts 1 and 2 prior to the internship, and completion of requirements for a subject area endorsement as outlined by the Idaho State Board of Education requirements for a Standard Secondary Certificate. The minimum number of credits required for the elementary education degree is 128. Student must earn at least a grade of C in required courses.

Course Requirements

  • Comm 101 (2 cr) Fundamentals of Public Speaking

  • EDCI 201 (2 cr) Contexts of Education 

  • EDCI 301 (3 cr) Learning, Development and Assessment

  • EDCI 302 (4 cr) Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners 

  • EDCI 321 (3 cr) Literature for Children

  • EDSP 300 (2 cr) Educating for Exceptionalities

  • Hist 101 or Hist 102 (3 cr) History of Western Civilization

  • Hist 111 or Hist 112 (3 cr) Intro to U.S. History 

  • Math 143 (3 cr) Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry

  • Math 235 (3 cr) Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

  • Math 236 (3 cr) Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II

  • PEP 350 (3 cr) Elementary Physical and Health Education

  • Psyc 305 (3 cr) Developmental Psychology

  • Engl 207 (3 cr) Persuasive Writing

  • Engl 208 (3 cr) Personal and Exploratory Writing

  • Engl 209 (3 cr) Inquiry-Based Writing 

  • Engl 291 (3 cr) Creative Writing: Poetry

  • Engl 292 (3 cr) Creative Writing: Fiction 

  • Engl 309 (3 cr) Advanced Prose Writing

  • Engl 313 (3 cr) Business Writing

  • Engl 317 (3 cr) Technical Writing

  • Engl 401 (3 cr) Writing Workshop for Teachers

  • Geog 100 (4 cr) Physical Geography

  • Chem 101 (4 cr) Introduction to Chemistry I

  • Chem 111 (4 cr) Principles of Chemistry I 

  • Chem 112 (5 cr) Principles of Chemistry II

  • Phys 103 (4 cr) General Astronomy 

  • Phys 104 (4 cr) Astronomy Lab

  • Phys 111 (4 cr) General Physics I

  • Biol 102 (4 cr) Biology and Society 

  • Biol 115 (4 cr) Cells and the Evolution of Life

  • Literature elective (3 cr)

  • Social science electives other than psychology (6 cr)

  • EDCI 327 (3 cr) Elementary Mathematics Education 

  • EDCI 328 (3 cr) Elementary Social Studies Education 

  • EDCI 329 (3 cr) Elementary Science Education 

  • EDCI 408 (1 cr) Integrated Methods Practicum I 

  • EDCI 410 (2 cr) Technology, Teaching and Learning

  • EDCI 320 (3 cr) Teaching Reading and Literacy

  • EDCI 322 (3 cr) Teaching Writing/Language Arts 

  • EDCI 325 (3 cr) Elementary Art Education 

  • EDCI 409 (1 cr) Integrated Methods Practicum II 

  • Dan 360 (1 cr) Children's Dance

  • EDCI 483 (14 cr) Elementary Internship I 

  • EDCI 401 (1 cr) Internship Seminar

  • EDCI 466 (3 cr) Literacy Assessment and Intervention

Contact

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844

Phone: (208) 885-6587

Fax: (208) 885-7607

Email: teached@uidaho.edu

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Mailing Address:

University of Idaho Boise Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 334-2999

Fax: (208) 364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Center

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Mailing Address:
University of Idaho CDA Center
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: (208) 292-2519

Fax: (208) 667-5275

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: CDA Center

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