Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
2019-2020 Catalogue

Elementary Major & Certification (K-6)

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Each candidate for a teaching certificate will work with an advisor in the Education Department to develop an individualized program of study. Individualized programs of study include course sequences, state testing requirements for certification, and processes for applying to the state for a teaching certificate.  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/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 - Literary 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 430 - Elementary Reading and Mathematics Seminar (clinical)
  •  ED 432 - Clinical Capstone: Supervised Student Teaching (counts as 3 courses) (capstone clinical)
  •  ED 490 - Clinical Capstone Seminar: NHTCAP (2 credits)


*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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