Recommended course sequence - elementary education

Years 1 & 2 

Year 3

Year 4

EDU 205, 215, 230, 240

Two courses must be completed to declare an education major. Must complete all four courses by end of Year 2 or speak with the Chair of the Education Department.

EDU 314, 317, 318, 319
Above must be taken in sequence as listed.

INT 310, 320

EDU 410, 420, 430, 483    

  

Notes:

  • We have also compiled a list of general liberal arts electives that are particularly helpful for education majors who wish to teach at the K-12 level.
  • Additional subject areas required for licensure vary by state.  The requirements for the State of Iowa are listed in the course catalogue, but students should be careful to check the degree requirements of all states they may be considering for relocation.
  • Elementary Advising Sheet

Recommended course sequence - secondary education

Years 1 & 2
Year 3
Year 4

EDU 205, 215, 230, 240  

All 200 level courses should be completed by the end of Year 2. To declare an education major two 200 level courses must be completed.

EDU 328 +

Methods course(s) in area of licensure -- see list above

EDU 410, 420, 430, 483

 

Notes: 

  • We have also compiled a list of general liberal arts electives that are particularly helpful for education majors who wish to teach at the K-12 level. 
  • Additional subject areas required for licensure vary by state.  The requirements for the State of Iowa are listed in the course catalogue, but students should be careful to check the degree requirements of all states they may be considering for relocation.
  • Secondary advising sheet