Undergraduate Degree Programs

Welcome to the Elementary Education undergraduate program in the Watson College of Education! Teaching elementary school is a highly rewarding profession that allows you to instill a love of learning, teach a variety of subjects and lay the foundation of children's futures.

The Elementary Education program offered by the Watson College of Education leads to North Carolina teacher licensure and will prepare you to teach children in grades K-6.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

  • SLO 1: Demonstrate breadth of disciplinary knowledge relevant to elementary school curricula.
  • SLO 2: Communicate through writing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for planning instruction and providing feedback to diverse students. 
  • SLO 3: Adapt individual, small, and whole group instruction to the developmental and learning needs of all students, including exceptional children and children from diverse populations. 
  • SLO 4: Choose appropriate objectives to guide instructional planning and implementation aligned with assessments that measure impact of instruction on student learning. 
  • SLO 5: Employ formative and summative assessment that informs instruction and adaptations, analyze data, and then assesses impact on student learning. 
  • SLO 6: Exhibit a pattern of growth in reflective practice, including analyzing student learning, developing professional goals, and adapting instruction. 

More program information available at https://uncw.edu/ed/learn/elementary.html