PEAK Majors

PEAKS | SSH NSM PSE

Interdisciplinary Studies for Elementary Precertification Major

50-51 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

HIS-200

Introduction to the History of the United States

3

MAT-221

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I

4

MAT-222

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II

4

POE-100

Essentials of American Government

3

PSY-221

Educational Psychology

3

Complete 2 courses in different disciplines (at least one must include a laboratory component) from the following:

BIO-104

Introduction to Human Anatomy

3

BIO-129

Murder, Medicine and Magic and Laboratory

4

BIO-140

Idaho Natural History and Laboratory

4

BIO-201

Molecules to Cells and Laboratory

4

CHE-124

Forensic Chemistry

3

CHE-141

General Chemistry I

4

ENV-160

Environmental Science I and Laboratory

4

ENV-260

Environmental Science II and Laboratory

4

GOG-150

Geography

3

GOL-101

Geology

3

PHY-100

The Universe

3

Education Courses (these meet the PSE requirements):

EDU-202

Introduction to Teaching

3

EDU-301

Foundations of Schooling

3

EDU-304

Literacy Development

3

EDU-305

Literacy in Content Areas

3

EDU-350

Literature for Children and Adolescents

3

EDU-430

Teaching in a Diverse Society

3

EDU-441

Curriculum and Instruction

3

EDU-442

Teaching Exceptional Children

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

ELECTIVE

Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Education or Political Economy

3

Note: This major crosses three PEAKs, therefore students completing the Interdisciplinary Studies for Elementary Precertification major will need to complete a minor in the Humanities and Fine Arts PEAK