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Pre-Elementary Education, A.S.

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Prepares students for matriculation into the Bachelor of Science Professional Elementary Education program.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0) *  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0) *  
  MATH 2000 Algebraic Reasoning with Modeling (3) *  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 2900 Health Education for Elementary Teachers 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span (Social/Behavioral Science) 3
  Fine Arts Distribution: 3
  ART 2100 Teaching Art for Children (3.0)  
  DANC 2100 Teaching Dance for Children  (3.0)  
  MUSC 2100 Teaching Music for Children  (3.0)  
  THEA 2100 Teaching Theatre For Children  (3.0)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 15 Credits
Complete the following:  
  EDEL 1010 Introduction to Education ** 2
  EDEL 2200 Computer Technology in Education ** 2
  EDEL 2330 Children's Literature ** 3
  MATH 2010 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I * 3
  MATH 2020 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II * 3
  PETE 2150 Elementary Physical Education SPARK Method ** 2
Elective Requirements: 10 Credits
Complete 10 credits of course 1000 or higher. The following is a list of recommended courses to choose from: 10
  ART 2100 Teaching Art for Children (3.0)  
  DANC 2100 Teaching Dance for Children  (3.0)  
  MUSC 2100 Teaching Music for Children  (3.0)  
  THEA 2100 Teaching Theatre For Children  (3.0)  

  Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
* Must be completed with a C grade or higher.    
** Must be completed with a B- grade or higher.    

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 2000 College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries or Algebraic Reasoning with Modeling 3
Humanities Distribution 3
EDEL 1010 Introduction to Education 2
Elective  3
  Semester total: 14
Notes: Humanities Distribution recommend COMM 1020; Elective recommend SLSS 1000; Math and English require appropriate placement
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
MATH 2010 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I  3
Physical Science Distribution  3
EDEL 2330        Children's Literature 3
HLTH 2900        Health Education For Teachers 2
Elective    2
  Semester total: 16
Notes: Physical Science Distribution recommend PHSC 1000; 
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 2020 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II 3
US Institutions  3
Fine Art Distribution   3
3rd Science Distribution  3
Elective  3
  Semester total: 15
Notes: US Institutions recommend  HIST 1700 or POLS 1100; 3rd Science Distribution recommend GEO 1010; Elective recommend SLSS 120r as prep for Praxis exam if matriculating to BS Elementary Ed; Take Praxis Exam this semester
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 1100 Human Development 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
PETE 2150 Elementary Physical Education 2
EDEL 2200 Instructional and Assistive Technology 2
Biology Distribution 3
Elective    2
  Semester total: 15
Notes: Biology Distributuion recommend BIOL 1010; Apply to BS Elementary Ed program this semester if continuing
  Degree total: 60


Elementary Education

The Elementary Education department is in the School of Education. To find the most up-to-date information from the Elementary Education department, visit their website.

Elementary Education department