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NIACC Catalog 2020-2021 
NIACC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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First Year

Second Year


* Grade of C or better needed.

^ Keep all course artifacts and papers as needed/helpful for future ISU coursework.

** See math test scores or prerequisites needed to enroll.

*** Grade of C- or better needed.


NOTE:  AA degree meets the requirements for general education from the College of Liberal Arts.

  • The Iowa Department of Education is requiring changes in the Teacher Education programs. Keep informed of these changes at the ISU website.
  • A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program in the College of Human Sciences.
  • For mor information, see the Elementary Education program page.
  • Note: ISU has two required courses (no equivalent at NIACC) before you can enter the Literary Blocks for Teacher Education curriculum in junior and senior year. Plan to take a summer schedule of classes or add one more semester to graduation plans. Contact an ISU Advisor for clarification of ISU policy.
  • Foreign language requirement of three years of high school or two semesters of college level.
  • See U.S. Diversity (3 credits) and International Perspectives (3 credits) requirements.

See your advisor for updated agreements.

+Life Science Electives

Courses that will satisfy the Life Science requirement:

++Physical Science Electives

Courses that will satisfy the Physical Science requirement:

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