May 27, 2018  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019

Elementary Education – University of Northern Iowa, Sample Schedule (2-Year Plan)

First Year

Second Year


* Courses requiring a C- or better.

** Recommended for Elementary Education majors.

^Required math placement test scores needed to enroll. 

^^Keep course artifacts and papers as needed/helpful for future UNI Teacher Education Coursework.     

***Meets UNI’s Non-Western Culture requirement.


  • Get more information on the UNI’s Teacher Education website.
  • A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program. See other requirements at UNI’s Teacher Education website. UNI accepts up to 65 s.h. of transferrable credits.
  • For more information about the Praxis Core, visit the UNI website, go to “Information for Students” and choose “PRAXIS Core.”
  • Middle School Endorsement information.
  • Helpful site for Praxis.   
  • Foreign language requirement of two years of high school or two semesters of college level.
  • NOTE: AA degree meets the requirements for general education liberal arts core–College of Liberal Arts.
  • See your advisor for updated agreements. University of Northern Iowa contacts:  Telephone #:  1-800-772-2037

++Physical Science Electives

Courses that satisfy the Physical Science requirement.

++Earth/Space Science Electives

Courses that satisfy the Earth/Space Science requirement.

+++Life Science Electives

Courses that satisfy the Life Science requirement.