The Elementary Education Program graduates earn a B.A. in Liberal Arts. The liberal arts major is required because of its interdisciplinary character and comprehensive coverage of academic knowledge and skills required for elementary teacher candidates. The elementary licensure program is 127 credit hours and offers clinical practicum experiences in a wide variety of school settings. Upon program completion the candidate has met all requirements for institutional recommendation for Colorado licensure. With careful planning and commitment this can be accomplished in four years.
The Liberal Arts Major with Elementary Education requires completion of 127 credit hours:
General Education (30 credit hours)
Liberal Arts Major Core (52 credit hours)
Elementary Education Professional Core (45 credit hours)