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Associate of Arts, Elementary Education

The State of Idaho requires a bachelor's degree to receive teacher certification.

Requirements - minimum of 63 overall credits
General Education Requirements - 46 credits


Math Proficiency: ACT of 21 or higher, SAT of 570 or higher, ACCUPLACER Algebra score of 74 or higher, or equivalent test
English Proficiency: ACT of 21 or higher, SAT Reading of 28 or higher, ACCUPLACER English score of 169 or higher, or equivalent test

Christian Formation - 9 credits
BIBL1105. Introduction to Biblical Studies (3) 
    To be completed with a C- or better
THEO2105. Introduction to Christian Theology (3)   
    To be completed with a C- or better
Approved Philosophy Elective (3)

Humanities - 15 credits
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better

HUMN1015. Cornerstone (3)  
    To be completed with a C- or better in the first year of enrollment
ENGL3740W. Children's Literature (3)  
Approved Art History or Music History Elective (3)
Approved US History Elective (3)  
Approved Non-US History Elective (3)  
 

Sciences - 16 credits 
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
KINE1005. Fundamentals of Wellness (1)
Approved Kinesiology Activity Elective (1)  
BIOL1015. Introduction to Biology (3)  
BIOL1015L. Introduction to Biology Lab (1)  
GEOG1050. Introduction to Geography (3)
MATH2010. Fundamentals of Math Structures I (3)
PHYS1010. Introduction to Physical Science (3)  
PHYS1010L. Introduction to Physical Science Lab (1) 

Intellectual and Practical Skills - 6 credits
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
ENGL1035. University Writing and Research (3)  
COMM1210. Intro to Public Speaking (3)  

Cross Cultural Requirement (CC) *Refer to CC lab in concentration requirements below.

Elective credits to meet degree requirement of 63 credits minimum.

Concentration Requirements - 15 credits minimum
Courses in bold must be completed with a B- or better
MATH2020. Fundamentals of Math Structures II (3)  
EDUC1100. Introduction to Education (25 Hour Field Experience) (1)  
EDUC2250. Cultural Diversity (10 Hour Field Experience) (2) and EDUC2250CC (0) *
     OR SOGY1015. Exploring Cultural Anthropology (3) and SOGY1015CC (0) *
EDUC/PSYC2110. Educational Psychology (3)  
EDUC2555. Innovative Instruction (3)  
ENGL2120. English Grammar and Usage (2)  
EDUC2960. Introduction to Instructional Design (30 Hour Field Experience) (1)