Bachelor of Arts - Elementary

The bachelor’s degree in elementary education leads to K-8 certification. The holder of this certificate may teach all subjects in kindergarten - 5 and teach science in grades 6 - 8. The integrated science (DI) group major includes 43 credits, distributed among life, physical and earth and space sciences. Those already holding an elementary teaching certificate may add a DI endorsement by completing 39 credits.

Admission Requirements

All students intending to pursue a teaching curriculum who enter the University directly from high school, or transfer from other colleges are directly admitted by the University Admissions Office into the College of Education and granted Level 1 status.

Admission is through the University Office of Admissions, Welcome Center, 42 W. Warren Ave., P.O. Box 02759, Detroit, Michigan 48202; Telephone: (313) 577 3577; Fax: (313) 577 7536

For further details, refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin.

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Plan of Work

Elementary Education Curriculum Guide

Integrated Science Course Requirements

Student Teaching / Practicum / Internship

Students must take and pass both their major and minor content area exams prior to student teaching. Your student teaching placement will be arranged through the Office of Clinical Experiences (Room 221, Education).