Apr 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue

Elementary Major & Certification (K-6)

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Each teacher candidate will work with an advisor in the Education Department to develop an individualized program of study. Individualized programs of study include course sequences, clinical experiences, and state testing requirements.  Refer to the plan of study for the timing of the courses. For more information about individualized programs of study, including typical sequencing of coursework and course requirements related to each licensure area, please see the Saint Anselm College Education Department website.

The following courses are required:

  • *CH 105 The Science of Road Trips or PS 100 ST: Integrated Science (Education) (before ED 390)
  • *MA 110 Concepts of Math (before ED380)
  • *PY 199 Child Development (before ED 322)
  • *HI 199 Origins of World Power (before ED 390)
  • *ED 240 - Principles of Teaching and Learning (clinical)
  • *ED 250 - Integrating Arts and Creativity in the Elementary Classroom
  •  ED 322 - Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity in Education (clinical)
  • *ED 340 - Curriculum and Assessment in Teaching
  •  EN 355 - Introduction to General Linguistics
  •  ED 375 - Literacy Methods (clinical)
  • *ED 360 - Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners in the K-12 Classroom (service learning)
  •  ED 380 - Theory and Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics
  •  ED 390 - Methods of Teaching Elementary Social Studies and Science
  •  ED 432 - Clinical Capstone: Supervised Student Teaching (12credits) (clinical capstone)
  •  ED 495 - Fundatmentals of Elementary Pedagogy


*Note: In addition to meeting major requirements, courses with an asterisk also meet Saint Anselm College core requirements including Scientific, Quantitative, Social Scientific, Historical, Writing Intensive, Aesthetic, or Global Engagement requirements.

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