Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education • Neosho

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

Courses Hours Modality
LTC 318 Foundations of Literacy Instruction 3 seated 
Total hours 3  

Fall - Year 1

Courses Hours Modality
ELE 410 Teaching and Learning in the Elementary Classroom 3 seated 
MTH 320 Foundations of Mathematics for Teachers 3 seated 
LTC 420 Methods of Assessing and Personalizing Reading and Writing 3 seated 
LTC 421 Practicum-Methods of Assessing and Personalizing Reading and Writing 2 seated 
SPE 310 Introduction to Special Education 3 seated 
Total hours 14  

Spring - Year 1

Courses Hours Modality
ELE 425 Methods of Teaching Communication Arts in Elementary Schools 3 seated 
ELE 429 Methods of Teaching of Mathematics in Elementary Schools 3 seated 
ELE 434 Methods of Teaching Science in Elementary Schools 3 seated 
ELE 438 Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Elementary Schools 3 seated 
MTH 360 Foundations of Geometry for Teachers 3 seated 
Total hours 15  

Summer - Year 2

Courses Hours Modality
GRY 240 Earth Science for Teachers 4 GEOL 201 at Crowder 
Total hours 4  

Fall - Year 2

Courses Hours Modality
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3 seated 
EDT 520 Technologies in a Contemporary School Setting 1 seated 
ELE 500 Current Issues and Applications in Elementary Education 3-5 seated 
ELE 501 Home/School/Community Relationships with Elementary Children and their Families 2 seated 
ELE 510 The Reflective Practitioner 3 online 
ELE 530 Teaching English Language Learners in the Elementary Classroom 2 online 
Total hours 15  

Spring - Year 2

Courses Hours Modality
ELE 495 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 6 arranged 
ELE 496 Supervised Teaching (Elementary) 5-6 arranged 
Total hours 12  

Transfer advisement

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