Degree Requirements

Elementary Education, MSE

Degree Requirements

Initial Licensure Requirements, 32 credits

First Fall Term
TED 701 Psychology of Teaching and Learning, 3 credits
TED 706 Historical, Philosophical and Multicultural Foundations of Education, 3 credits
TED 708 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Curriculum and Early Childhood Methods, 3 credits

Winter Term
TED 661 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers, 2 credits

Spring Term
TED 711 Literacy Methods: English Language Arts Assessment, Instruction and Intervention, 3 credits
TED 713 Social Studies Methods and Children's Literature, 3 credits
TED 716 Inclusive Education for English Learners and Students with Special Needs, 3 credits

Summer Term
TED 726 Creative Expression: Methods in Arts, Integrated Movement and Wellness, 3 credits

Second Fall Term
TED 731 STEM-infused Math Methods for Elementary and Middle Grades Educators, 3 credits
TED 738 STEM-infused Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Educators, 3 credits
TED 741 Advanced Methods: Assessment Principles and Middle Grades Learners, 3 credits

Required for Teaching Certification (6 credits)
TED 746 Student Teaching, 6 credits

Prior to student teaching, student must also receive a qualifying minimum score of 157 from Praxis Subject Assessment Exam for Elementary Education (#5146) and a passing score on the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test (FORT).

See the Educator Preparation Program for more information.

Master of Science Degree Completion Requirements, 3 credits
TED 780 Professional Development Practicum (Fall and Spring 1.5 credits each semester)

For More Information

Dr. Hiawatha Smith, Faculty Director
College of Education and Professional Studies
Teacher Education Department

Pamela Bowen, Program Manager
Continuing Education