on-campus teaching degree in elementary education

Teaching Degree in Elementary Education

Become proficient in content areas from preschool through sixth grade. You will learn to design and implement elementary instruction and assessment based on state curriculum guidelines, create positive, productive classroom environments, and develop appropriate classroom management strategies. The SAGU bachelor's degree in teaching education leads toward Texas teacher certification.


As part of this program, you have access to the following courses.

Content Concentration

  • Teaching Social Studies in Elementary
  • Teaching Science in Elementary
  • Teaching Math in Elementary
  • Creative Writing in Elementary
  • Literacy Instruction I
  • Literacy Instruction II
  • Literacy Instruction III
  • Literacy Instruction IV

Combination Area

  • Instructional Technology
  • Educator Assessment
  • Children’s Literature
  • Teaching English as a Second Language and Diversity I
  • Advanced Communication Arts
  • Theories and Principles of Learning

Professional Development

  • Foundations of Education
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment I
  • Curriculum Development and Assessment II
  • Special Issues and Populations
  • Student Teaching Elementary


Whether you are called to full-time ministry or to Christian service in the workplace, you will find the degree you need at SAGU. The university provides an environment that will strengthen your faith and your mind.


When you learn through SAGU, you have access to full on-campus support and resources. Plus, the small class size creates and atmosphere where faculty personally invest in your well-being.


Students who graduate from SAGU graduate on average with 20% less debt than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team happily helps you secure grants, scholarships and other federal financial resources to make your college investment.


You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized across the country.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

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