Elementary Education and ELL Supplemental Endorsement

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?

Graduates of the Teacher Education program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this major?

This endorsement will prepare the student to teach in kindergarten through grade 6 in all schools and in grades 7 & 8 in self-contained classrooms in public or private schools.

Who will I teach as an Elementary Education graduate?

You can choose to teach students from Kindergarten all of the way up to 8th grade in certain schools. In addition, all Elementary Education majors at Grace receive an English Language Learners (ELL) endorsement as part of the program. This endorsement marks you as highly qualified to work with students who are still learning English and enhances your hiring prospects.

Total Degree Credits (142)

Bible/Theology Requirements (30)

BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
BS 406 Romans (3)
BS/TH xxx Bible or Theology Electives (7)
TH 200 Survey of Theology (2)
TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
HU 414 Ethics (3)

General Education Requirements (47)

EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
EN 102 Creative Writing or College Composition 2 (3)
HU 210 Intro to Linguistics (3)
HU 382 American Literature (3)
MA 201 College Algebra (3)
MA 211 Statistics (3)
PE 101 Introduction to Health & Wellness (2)
PSY 211 Child & Adolescent Development (3)
SCI 341 Principles of Biology & Lab (4)
SCI 342 Physical Science (3)
SP 120 Oral Communications (3)
SS 101 College Orientation (1)
SS 214 Cultural Anthropology (3)
SS 331 World Civilization 1 (3)
SS 400 Senior Integration (1)
SS 431 American Civilization 1 (3)
SS 432 American Civilization 2 (3)
FL xxx Foreign language Equivalent**

Professional Core Requirements (20)

ED 200 Orientation & Field Experience (2)
ED 201 Education Psychology (3)
ED 202 Classroom Management (2)
ED 203 Pluralism & Cultural Diversity (2)
ED 301 Assessment, Tests & Measurements (2)
ED 302 Introduction to Special Education (3)
ED 316 Instructional Technology (3)
ED 402 History & Philosophy of Education (3)

Professional Methods Requirements (29)

ED 112 Art & Music Exploration in Elem/Middle Schools (3)
ED 212 Health & Phys. Ed. In Elementary/Middle Schools (3)
ED 311 Teaching Literacy Arts in Elem/Middle Schools (3)
ED 312 Teaching Science in Elem/Middle Schools (3)
ED 313 Teaching Social Studies in Elem/Middle Schools (3)
ED 314 Teaching Math in Elem/Middle Schools (3)
ED 413 Diagnostic & Remedial Reading Skills (3)
ED 415 Literature for Children through Adolescence (3)
ED 481 English as a Second Language Methods (3)
ED 482 Assessment & Eval. Of English Language Learners (3)

Professional Practicum Requirements (16)

ED 321 Practicum in Language Arts & Social Studies (0)
ED 322 Practicum in Math & Science (0)
ED 421 Practicum in Diagnostic Reading (0)
ED 422 Practicum in Human/Cultural Dev (0)
ED 423 Practicum in Special Education/Art/Music/PE (0)
ED 424 Student Teaching Experience (13)
ED 483 English Language Learner Practicum (3)

Servant Leadership Training* (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. * (8 Semesters)

*For specific requirements, please refer to the Grace University Student Handbook.
** Students completing the ELL Supplemental Endorsement must present evidence of competency in a foreign Language equivalent to two years of high school level or two semesters of college level.
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