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 AIC bachelor's degree in teaching education leads toward Texas teacher certification.


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

Elementary Concentration (Grades 1-8)

  • Educator Assessment
  • Technology for Education
  • Foundations and Methods of Structured English Immersion
  • Foundations of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educating Exceptional Children
  • Cultural Diversity in the Classroom EC-8
  • Methods for Instruction in the Arts
  • Methods of Mathematics Instruction EC-8
  • Assessment and Evaluation EC-8
  • Methods of Social Studies Instruction EC-8
  • Methods of Science Instruction EC-8
  • Classroom Management EC-8
  • Children’s Literature
  • Foundations of Literacy Instruction
  • Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Student Teaching (Total of 12 credit hours)


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 AIC 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 AIC 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.