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Elementary Education

United Tribes Technical College

The Teacher Education department at UTTC in Bismarck, ND is dedicated to making a quality education a reality for every student in the United States, specifically those from culturally, linguistically and ability diverse backgrounds.

Professional educators who graduate from our programs exemplify the unit’s conceptual framework as “competent, caring teachers”.

Our programs of study include coherent and relevant curriculum that meet North Dakota program approval standards as well as specific industry standards.

Praxis Pass Rates

Data from ETS Title II Reporting Services. Current as of February 17, 2017.

Praxis Pass Rates
UTTC Elementary Ed StudentsStatewide
Total DeliveredTotal Passed% Pass RateTotal DeliveredTotal Passed% Pass Rate
2013 - 201666100%1749163593%

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Elementary Education AAS degree program will:

  1. Distinguish characteristics of education theories, effective practices, and foundations.
  2. Apply relevant educational technology.
  3. Identify classroom and behavioral management strategies.
  4. Exhibit dispositions of effective educators.

Fall Semester

Course CodeDescriptionCredits
EDU 200Classroom Management2
EDU 250Introduction to Education3
EDU 232Fundamentals of Reading Instruction3
EDU 290Multicultural Education3
EDU 298Field Experience for Elementary School1
BIO 150Biology w/Lab4
ENG 290English for Elementary Teachers3
PSY 252Psychology of Child Development3

Spring Semester

Course CodeDescriptionCredits
EDU 205Introduction to Exceptional Education3
EDU 288Technology in Education2
EDU 296Field Experience for Elementary School1
ENG 238Children's Literature3
PSY 230Educational Psychology3

The BS degree program in Elementary Education is approved by the North Dakota Education Standards & Practices Board, the agency in North Dakota that approves all teacher education programs in the state.

For more information about the bachelor of science degree in Elementary Education, visit the Teacher Education Department Website

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Elementary Education BS degree program will:

  1. Demonstrate content knowledge necessary for effective teaching and learning.
  2. Demonstrate skills in teaching methodology that allow for the establishment and maintenance of an environment conducive to the learning of all students.
  3. Use technology as a means of transforming teaching and learning, infusing it across the curricula.
  4. Promote a deep respect for diversity by planning and implementing lessons that are inclusive of all learners.
  5. Encourage reflective practice as a means by which professional educators continually improve the teaching and learning process.
  6. Develop effective communication skills so that viable partnerships between colleagues, students, and families can be nurtured.

Fall Semester

Course CodeDescriptionCredits
EDU 200Classroom Management2
EDU 220Geography for Teachers2
EDU 232Fundamentals of Reading Instruction3
EDU 250Intro to Education3
EDU 290Multicultural Education3
ENG 290English for Elementary Teachers3
PSY 252Psychology of Child Development3
EDU 305Creating Inclusive Classrooms2
EDU 310Teaching & Learning: The Student2
EDU 325Language Arts2
EDU 340Physical Education Curriculum3
EDU 346Field Experience II1
EDU 350Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom2
EDU 360Integrated Science & Technology Curriculum2
EDU 396Field Experience II1
MTH 327Math for Elementary Teachers3
EDU 498Internship (Student Teaching)12
BIO 150General Biology w/lab4
PHY 105Physical Science By Inquiry w/lab4
SCI 201Earth Science w/lab4

Spring Semester

Course CodeDescriptionCredits
EDU 205Introduction to Exceptional Education3
EDU 288Technology in Education2
EDU 312Teaching & Learning: The Teacher2
EDU 315Integrated Art, Music & Drama Curriculum2
EDU 338Family & School Collaborations2
EDU 346Field Experience II1
EDU 330Teaching Reading in the Classroom3
EDU 335Principles of Behavior Assessment2
EDU 345Assessment of Learning3
EDU 355Mathematics in the Elementary Classroom2
ENG 238Children's Literature3
MTH 377Math for Elementary Teachers II3
PSY 230Educational Psychology3