Education Transfer Program – Elementary Education Courses

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students can complete the Elementary Education transfer program with all day classes, all evening classes, or a combination of day and evening classes. See evening course schedule.

We recommend you work with a Hawkeye program advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and review your progress.

You are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which you plan to transfer during your first year at Hawkeye for your transfer college's specific program and transfer requirements.

The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student planning to transfer to the University of Northern Iowa, and is subject to change.

Required Background Screenings to Participate in Field Experience Courses

Students must pass a background check before being placed the Field Experience course.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
EDU216 Introduction to Teaching -OR- 3 $478.50
EDU214 Exploring PK-12 Education 2 $319.00
ENG105 Composition I 3 $478.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
EDU235 Children's Literature 3 $478.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $478.50
HIS117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval -OR- 3 $478.50
HIS118 Western Civilization II: Early Modern -OR- 3 $478.50
HIS119 Western Civilization III: The Modern Period 3 $478.50
PSY121 Developmental Psychology 3 $478.50
Successfully completing this course at Hawkeye will exempt you from taking 200:030 at UNI.  
Biological Sciences Course with Lab -OR- 4  
Physical Sciences Course with Lab
Must complete one Physical Science course and one Biological Science course. One course needs to include a lab.

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
EDU240 Educational Psychology 3 $478.50
EDU920 Field Experience 1 $194.50
MAT151 Math Reasoning for Teachers I 3 $478.50
Humanities: Non-Western Cultures Course 3  
Social Sciences: American Society Course 3  
Biological Sciences Course -OR- 3  
Physical Sciences Course
Must complete one Physical Science course and one Biological Science course. One course needs to include a lab.

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
EDU223 Multicultural Education 3 $478.50
EDU255 Technology in the Classroom 3 $478.50
EDU901 Academic Service Learning Experience 1 $159.50
May be taken during any semester. It is not recommended to take this course at the same time as your field experience.  
Humanities: Literature and Fine Arts Course -OR- 3  
Humanities: Philosophy and Religion Course 3  
Social Diversity Course 3  
Elective Course 3  

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Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Faculty Mentor

Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1298
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Lisa Ciesielski
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1727
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Dean of Communications, Humanities, Education, and Fine Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
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