Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education • Neosho

Check out this new grant available to nontraditional students

Beginning the 2019-20 academic school year, this grant addresses workforce needs and helps nontraditional students pursue an elementary education degree.

The following is a transfer degree plan for a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Complete your first two years at Crowder College in Neosho before transferring to Missouri State University.

Crowder College

  • Pursue an AAT degree or equivalent coursework at Crowder College.
  • Fulfill all lower-division prerequisites at Crowder College.
  • Start this program at the beginning of any summer semester. It operates on a cohort model.
  • Take the upper-level classes you need to complete a BS in Elementary Education in Neosho.
  • Complete this degree and be certified to teach grades 1-6 in any subject.

Meet with an MSU transfer advisor early in your college career to determine appropriate coursework to meet your academic goals.

Missouri State University

Course availability and prerequisites are subject to change. Check out the course rotations and consult with your advisor before scheduling your classes.

Summer - Year 1

RDG 318 Foundations of Literacy Instruction 3seated 
Total hours3  

Fall - Year 1

ELE 410 Teaching and Learning in the Elementary Classroom 3seated 
MTH 320 Foundations of Mathematics for Teachers 3seated 
RDG 420 Methods of Assessing and Personalizing Reading and Writing 3seated 
RDG 421 Practicum-Methods of Assessing and Personalizing Reading and Writing 2seated 
SPE 310 Introduction to Special Education 3seated 
Total hours14  

Spring - Year 1

ELE 425 Methods of Teaching Communication Arts in Elementary Schools 3seated 
ELE 429 Methods of Teaching of Mathematics in Elementary Schools 3seated 
ELE 434 Methods of Teaching Science in Elementary Schools 3seated 
ELE 438 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Schools 3seated 
MTH 360 Foundations of Geometry for Teachers 3seated 
Total hours15  

Summer - Year 2

GRY 240 Earth Science for Teachers 4GEOL 201 at Crowder 
Total hours4  

Fall - Year 2

EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3seated 
EDT 520 Technologies in a Contemporary School Setting 1seated 
ELE 500 Current Issues and Applications in Elementary Education 3-5seated 
ELE 501 Home/School/Community Relationships with Elementary Children and their Families 2seated 
ELE 510 The Reflective Practitioner 3online 
ELE 530 Teaching English Language Learners in the Elementary Classroom 2online 
Total hours15  

Spring - Year 2

ELE 495 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 6arranged 
ELE 496 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 5-6arranged 
Total hours12  

Transfer advisement


Hannah Granger

Missouri State helped Hannah be successful and empathetic when the time came for her to step inside her own classroom.

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