Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Grades 1-8)
As an Elementary Education Major at SNU, you will be immersed in multiple kinds of experiences qualifying you for a diverse range of teaching opportunities. This ensures that you will have a broad knowledge base and strong experiences making you an excellent teaching candidate upon graduation. Unique and early field experience. Hands-on practicum. State of the art technology. Technology drives education. So at SNU we utilize state of the art technology in all classrooms. That’s right, you will use technology in every course you take. And not just technology, but the latest integrated, cutting-edge technology, allowing you to learn how to integrate technology into your own classroom.
Beyond The Classroom
At SNU we know your education needs to extend beyond the classroom. That’s why we work hard to provide unique experiences that will enhance your learning and prepare you for your career. SNU features practicums starting your Freshman year, which gets you real world experience from that very beginning. You will teach two Junior Achievement units in an urban setting and will experience two different student teacher settings. You will also participate in three semesters of our tutoring program where you can work with local elementary students needing special attention in curriculum and classroom training. This program gives you excellent practical and real-world experience. Or consider working with the SNU Lab School—the only university state-accredited private laboratory school in Oklahoma. In this pre-K through 6 grade school, you will have the opportunity to observe teachers and students starting in your first semester. Try to find field experience that early anywhere! In this pre-K through 6 grade school, you will have the opportunity to observe teachers and students starting in your first semester. Try to find field experience that early anywhere!
Our Program Includes:
- Immediate immersion in multiple kids of experiences for a variety of teaching possibilities
- Emphasis on broad knowledge base and strong field experiences
- Hands-on practicum, state-of-the-art technology
- Works with School for Children—the only university state-accredited private laboratory school in Oklahoma