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Elementary Education

Prepare to teach in an elementary school, developing the skills and knowledge of a highly effective teacher. This program integrates liberal arts study, education theory and practice, and extensive fieldwork, including a full semester of supervised classroom teaching. Students receive guidance from faculty advisers, ensuring excellent support.

Dual Majors

Students in the Elementary Education program are dual majors. They must select one of twelve approved content area majors: African American Studies, Art, Biology, English, History, Integrative STEM Education, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, and Women’s and Gender Studies.


Qualify for New Jersey certification in grades K–6.


Suggested First-Year Sequences for Elementary Education

Undergraduate Bulletin