Elementary Education

Teach the Next Generation

Share your love of learning. One hundred percent of our graduates find positions in their chosen field. Our education department is nestled in an on-campus elementary school. This location gives you unparalleled access to students, teachers and real-world classrooms to start your college elementary ed career. Come develop the skills you need to be a confident teacher.

Elementary Education Courses

What will you learn during your time at DWU when completing your elementary ed degree? Check out the courses you will take.

  • Children’s Literature
  • Human Relations/Multiculturalism
  • American Indian Education

Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.

Student Teaching

Don't worry about being on your own. Experience a full semester of student teaching before you graduate! You’ll complete at least 200 hours of classroom experience in our program, so you'll start your career after college with confidence. Engage in classroom activities with local students, and learn with your peers under faculty supervision.

Check Out Our Other Education Majors

Biology Education

English Education

History Education

Math Education

Music Education

Special Education

Get to Know Your Professors

Become a teacher and learn from our fabulous teachers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

Contact us anytime! Call admissions at 605-995-2650, or email us at admissions@dwu.edu.

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