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Elementary–Middle Education (Grades 1–8)

The Marian University major in early elementary-middle education prepares students for teaching grades 1-8 and leads to a bachelor of science degree in education.

The program prepares students to view children and youth in a holistic manner, to understand the developing human person, to assess learning and to teach through the application of age-appropriate curriculum and teaching methodology. Students will graduate prepared for certification and licensure in the state of Wisconsin.

Licensure: Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Education, ages 6-12 or 13 (grades 1-8)

General Education Program: 46-49 credits University requirements, including ART 103; BIO 100 and BIO 150, or BIO 104 or BIO 114; CHE 101 or CHE 103 or PHS 102 or PHS 108 or PHS 110 or PHS 203 or PHS 211; MUS 101 or MUS 200, or MUS 202 or MUS 203 or MUS 205; COM 101 or COM 232; HIS 101; PSY 105; EDU 202; MAT 150

Other requirements
9 credits:
POS 205 American Government, 3 cr.
MAT 151 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II, 3 cr.
HIS 102 or HIS 111 or HIS 112, 3 cr.
Elementary-middle and education courses

55 credits as follows:
43 credits:
EDU 010 Field Experience One, ½ cr.
EDU 020 Field Experience Two, ½ cr.
EDU 030 Field Experience Three, ½ cr.
EDU 040 Field Experience Four, ½ cr.
EDU 100 Introduction to Education, 1 cr.
EDU 200 Technology in Education, 3 cr.
EDU 202 Psychology of Learning, 3 cr.
EDU 210 Classroom Management, 2 cr.
EDU 213 Introduction to Exceptional Education, 3 cr.
EDU 301 Intercultural Studies for Educators, 3 cr.
EDU 412 Educational Measurement and Assessment, 3 cr.
EME 206 Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Methods, 2 cr.
EME 303 Primary Reading: Teaching and Assessment, 3 cr.
EME 304 Intermediate Reading: Teaching and Assessment, 3 cr.
EME 306 Music Curriculum and Methods, 2 cr.
OR
EME 311 Art Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Schools, 2 cr.
EME 312 Teaching Language Arts, 4 cr.
EME 316 Mathematics Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
EME 322 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.
EME 332 Science Curriculum and Methods, 3 cr.

12 credits:
EME 430 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Elementary-Grades 1-8, 1-12 cr.
EME 450 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Minor, 3-6 cr.

96 Percent

Fun Fact

96% of Marian students participate in educationally driven internships and research in their majors, giving them experience that can be applied after graduation.

Campus Info

Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

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