Elementary Education & Special Education

Elementary Education & Special Education (Double Major) (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education does not require a concentration when chosen with a second major of Special Education Mild Intervention (All Grade). This double major is designed to prepare students to assume leadership positions in elementary education special education classrooms involving mild intervention support, and agencies that support these settings. The program requires completion of the Foundational Core, courses in professional education, and courses in the subject matter concentration, for a minimum of 120 semester hours in the recommendation of Oakland City University. Student teaching placement will be divided equally among grade levels, if a candidate is a double major.

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Degree Courses

  • Foundations of Education
  • Exceptional Children
  • The Early Childhood Profession
  • Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Children’s Literature
  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Creative Arts
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Teaching of Reading
  • Classroom Management
  • Language Arts
  • Emerging Literacy
  • Social Studies
  • Corrective Reading
  • Science Methods & Technology
  • Elementary Math Concepts
  • Physical Sciences
  • Geography
  • Life Sciences
  • Methods & Materials for Exceptional Learners
  • Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
  • Legal Issues is Special Education


  • Education Licensure candidates must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 overall and 3.0 in their major.

I really loved how close knit the entire University is. The professors actually care about you and give you the time of day and support that I needed to succeed.

Dustin Meuser

Elementary Teacher, Basketball Coach, and Track Coach, Class of 2018, Major Elementary Education and Special Education

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