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 for Elementary Educators, 3 credits
TED 738 Integrated STEM: Methods for Elementary Science Education, 3 credits
TED 741 Assessment Principles for Elementary Educators, 3 credits

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

Prior to student teaching, student must also receive a qualifying minimum score of 157 from Praxis Subject Assessment Exam for Elementary Education (#5018) 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 748 Capstone Experience Course for Elementary Teachers, 3 credits

For More Information

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

Pamela Bowen, Program Manager
Continuing Education