Elementary Education Transfer Program (BA) - Summer 2023 Cohort

Tentative Course Sequence

Summer 2023

  • LITED 3115 Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (3 units of credit)
  • ELEMECLML 4123 Methods of Teaching Visual and Performing Arts Integration in the Elementary Classroom (3)
  • KAHHS 2045 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers (3) 
    • This is course is for all students except for Literacy minor students

Students pursuing the Early Childhood Education minor for the Iowa PK-K Classroom endorsement should also take

  • ELEMECML 3149 Child, Family, School, and Community Relationships (3)

Students double majoring in Elementary and Middle School Education should also take

  • EDPSYCH 4152 Development of the Middle School Aged Child (3)

Students pursuing the Special Education minor should also take

  • SPED 4150 Introduction to Special Education: Legal, Advocacy, and Assistive Technology Practices and Issues (3)

Students pursuing the Literacy minor should also take

  • LITED 3121 Children's Literature for Diversity and Social Justice (3)
  • LITED 3119 Language Development and Emergent Literacy (3)

Fall 2023

  • MEASRES 3150 Classroom Assessment (2)
  • TEACHING 3128 Field Experience - Level II - 25 hours (1)
  • ELEMECML 4150 Elementary Curriculum (3)

Students pursing additional majors and minors will also enroll in these courses:

  • Middle Level Dual BA: ELEMECML 4152 Middle Level Curriculum (2) and LITED 4155 English Language Structures and Usage for K-8 Educators (1)
  • Early Childhood minor: EDPSYCH 3109 Development and Assessment of Young Children  (3)
  • Literacy minor: LITED 4140 Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy (3) and LITED 4193 Experience in Literacy: Field (1)
  • Special Education minor: SPED 4161 Constructions of Behavior and Humanistic Supports (3) and SPED 4162 Specialized Assessment and Instruction for Students with Disabilities (3) and SPED 4163 Field Experience in Specialized Assessment, Instruction and Management in Special Education (K-8) (3)

Spring 2024

Students pursing additional majors and minors will also enroll in these courses:

  • Middle Level Dual BA: ELEMECML 4135 Middle Level Instruction, Differentiation, and Assessment (3)
  • Early Childhood minor: ELEMECML 4151 Early Childhood Curriculum (3)

Summer 2024

  • TEACHING 4170 Human Relations (3)
  • MATH 3204 Mathematical Reasoning for Teaching III (3)

Students pursing additional majors and minors will also enroll in these courses:

  • Middle Level Dual BA: LITED 4117 Methods of Teaching Content Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Levels (3)
  • Early Childhood minor: LITED 3119 Language Development and Emergent Literacy (3) & ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3) 
  • Literacy minor: LITED 4147 Advanced Literacy Practices (3), and LITED 4192 Experience in Literacy: Tutoring (3)
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Minor: ELEMECML 3186 Studies in Science and Practice of Well-Being: Exploring Mindfulness, Compassion, and Joy for Teachers (3) & ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3) 
  • Special Education Minor: SPED 4151 Educational and Post-School Transition Programming for Individuals with Disabilities (3) & ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3) 
  • Elementary Education majors only: ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3) 

Fall 2024

  • MATH 3203 Teaching Math in Elementary Schools (3)
  • ELEMECML 3120 Classroom Management K-8 (3)
  • ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3)


Students pursuing additional majors and minors will also enroll in these courses:

  • Middle Level Dual BA: ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3)
  • Early Childhood minor: ELEMECML 4192 Field Experience and Seminar in Early Childhood Education (2) and ELEMECML 4130 Guidance and Instruction in Early Childhood Education (3)
  • Special Education minor: SPED 4171 Creating and Sustaining Positive Inclusive Learning Environments (K-12) (3), ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3) Differentiated & intensive Methods in Literacy & Mathematics: Elementary Mild/Mod Disabilities (K-8) (3), and SPED 4192 Experience in Special Education (3)
  • Literacy minor: ELEMECML 3161 Teaching Elementary School Science (3)

Spring 2025

  •  TEACHING 3134 Elementary Student Teaching  (12) 
    • Elementary Majors will have two eight-week elementary placements, one in K-3rd grade and another in 4th-6th grade
    • Elementary & Middle Level Education majors will have two eight-week placements, one in K-6th grade, and another in 6th-8th grade
    • Early Childhood minor students will have two eight-week placements, one in Pre-K grade, and another in K-6th grade