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Elementary Education

Teach and inspire the next generation of great leaders

In the Flagler College Elementary Education program, we’re not just preparing our students to teach. We’re preparing the world’s children to thrive.

If you’re considering a major or minor in the area of Elementary Education, you’re considering immersion into a field like none other. Elementary educators take on one of the most important tasks of any culture—preparing the next generation for the contributions they will make to the world. The Flagler College Elementary Education program provides state-of-the-art curricula paired with innovative hands-on experiences and unprecedented opportunities to engage in real classrooms. Our graduates are among the highest-achieving teachers in the county, the state, the country, and the world.

Program Description

Flagler College Elementary Education students will emerge with eligibility to obtain a certification to teach grades K-6. They also obtain endorsements in ESOL & Reading.

Major Requirements

The general education courses that an Elementary Education with endorsements in ESOL and Reading major must take are ENG 152 or ENG 172, HIS 205 or HIS 206, PSY 101, COM 101, COR 101, choose one Creative Expression Category A only, one Foundations of Knowledge Category B elective, MAT 142; MAT 138 or MAT 223; one additional math course from the following - MAT 135, MAT 162, MAT 171, MAT 201, MAT 202, and one life science, one earth science, and one physical science.

Required Courses
EDU 202 Introduction to Teaching and Learning (3)
EDU 242 Introduction to Technology and Portfolio Design (3)
EDU 321 General Methods of Instruction (3) 
EDU 355 Tests and Measurements (3)
EDU 357 Classroom Management (3)
EDU 462 Professional Development and Technical Design (3)
EDU 471 Curriculum (3) 
EDU 481 Internship (12) 
ESE 309 Introduction to Exceptionality (3) 
EEL 301 Elementary Reading Instruction (3) 
EEL 302 Children’s Literature: Reading Across the Content Areas (3) 
EEL 342 Elementary Methods of Social Studies (3) 
EEL 362 Elementary Methods of Mathematics (3) 
EEL 364 Elementary Methods in the Sciences (3) 
EEL 365 Elementary Methods in the Arts (3) 
EEL 431 Elementary Methods of Language Arts (3) 
EEL 455 Diagnostic Reading (3) 
ESL 315 Cross Cultural Communications (3) 
ESL 325 Applied Linguistics (Approved for ESOL Credit) (3) 
ESL 415 ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development (3)

4 Year Plan

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