The program in Elementary Education is designed to provide the student with adequate depth in subject matter, appropriate teaching techniques in methodology and an extensive variety of field experiences. The field experiences culminate with a semester-long student teaching assignment in the elementary school classroom. Students may complete this requirement in a variety of settings which include urban, suburban and rural schools, and/or schools in different cultural settings, such as Navajo Reservation schools or schools in foreign countries.

Students may also earn dual certification in the following areas: early childhood education N-3 and special education.