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Elementary Education, B.S.


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Learn to teach basic subject areas to diverse groups of children in kindergarten through eighth grade and gain on-the-job skills with three practicum experiences in elementary classrooms and one semester of student teaching under the supervision of experienced teachers. Upon graduation you are eligible to take certification exams for the state in which you want to work. 

Fast Facts

  • Degree is offered on the Moscow and Coeur d'Alene campuses.
  • Recruitment and retention of high quality students though rigorous admission, continuation and exit criteria.
  • Preparation of teachers in a standards driven, integrated and field-based program.
  • A year of practicum teaching and a semester of student teaching is required for graduation and certification.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3082

Phone: 208-885-6587

Fax: 208-885-1071



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


Web: CDA Center