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 ARTS METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 340SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
MATH 211STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH I5
MATH 212STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH II5
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 Credits47

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 1
INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY (an approved life science class with a lab)
FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 1
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Choose an approved research science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING EARTH SCIENCE (an approved research science class with a lab) 1
EAST ASIA: TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION 1
WESTERN HERITAGE: 18TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: A SURVEY 1
Choose an approved physical science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING PHYSICAL SCIENCE (an approved physical science class with a lab) 1
1

Content from the strongly recommended science and social science courses will appear on the WEST E.