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2020 - 2021 Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Major

Program Director: Loni Miller

Degree Types: Bachelor of Science (default) or Bachelor of Arts (alternative)

Program Outcomes

  • Students who complete the elementary education program will be eligible for the North Dakota Educator’s Professional License to teach in grades 1-8.
  • The curriculum in elementary education will provide students with a broad base of knowledge of the standards aligned content and curricular goals of the elementary disciplines.
  • Students will be prepared to become effective and reflective elementary teachers who can plan and implement a broad range of instructional, assessment, and management strategies to create positive learning environments to meet the diverse needs of all students.
  • Students will be able to engage in responsible professional behaviors as they apply effective decision making and communication skills while collaborating with career teachers in the field, families, and with community agencies for professional growth.


There are additional academic policies which apply to all education majors. Please review those policies on the Department of Education  page. 

Major Requirements

Required Courses:

Geography Course: Choose One

Total: 124 Semester Credits

Program length: 4 academic years / 128 weeks