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Elementary Education

Elementary Education
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Become a leader in elementary education

The Elementary Education (EE) degree program integrates courses and field experiences that will prepare you to teach first through sixth grade in a variety of urban and suburban educational settings, including public and private schools.

You will learn educational theories and effective teaching practices, participate in field experiences, which require you to observe and participate in teaching activities at multiple schools, and student teach.

Along with elementary education courses, students pursuing an elementary education degree are required to complete a DePaul minor.



  • Art and Music Teaching Methods
  • Children's Literature
  • Classroom Management
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Math Instruction
  • Reading and Language Arts Instruction
  • Social and Historical Issues in Education

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Teaching
  • Administration
  • Education policy
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of Elementary Education graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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