Elementary Education/Add-on Endorsement

This add-on satisfies the endorsement for Kindergarten to grade 8.
Notes:

  • must have a current Washington State Patrol form;
  • for candidates who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate;
  • see Williamson Hall 310 before registering for these courses. 
Required Courses
ART 390ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL3
EDUC 304INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING3
EDUC 308FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3
EDUC 310LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 338LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 340LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
MATH 208MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I5
MATH 209MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II4
MATH 210MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS III4
MTED 390METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS5
or EDUC 344 EARLY NUMERACY INSTRUCTION IN THE P-3 SCHOOL SETTING
MUSC 450INTEGRATING MUSIC INTO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM COURSES3
PHED 390HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS3
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
Total Credits50

There are science and social science courses that are strongly recommended, but not required. Content from these courses will appear on the NES.

Choose an approved life science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING BIOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY (an approved life science class with a lab)
FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Choose an approved research science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING EARTH SCIENCE (an approved research science class with a lab)
EAST ASIA: TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION
WESTERN HERITAGE: 18TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: A SURVEY
Choose an approved physical science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING PHYSICAL SCIENCE (an approved physical science class with a lab)