Elementary Education Curriculum & Courses
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
The elementary education undergraduate degree is registered in New York and accredited by NCATE, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
The following table summarizes all requirements for a Bachelor of Science in elementary education. For an overview of a particular course, click on its title. Our Course Descriptions page lists all education courses. For one possible breakdown of the major by semester, see the Plan of Study below.
- Academic Concentration: 30 credits required in an Arts & Sciences discipline. Courses from General Education and cognates can be included in the 30 hours.
- 120 hours are required for the Elementary Education degree. Additional credits may be needed to complete all requirements depending on academic concentration selected. Courses may count in more than one category.
- You must complete one course with diversity (D) coding and one writing intensive course (W). These courses need to be additional courses, but can be ones that also fill another requirement.
- General electives are needed when a major course is also fulfilling one of the General Education distributions.
For more information on the degree in elementary education, please contact
Dr. Christine A. Hunt, Chair
If you wish to apply to this program, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at St. Bonaventure University at 1 (800) 462-5050 for undergraduate admission materials.