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Chafee Hall, 10 Chafee Rd, Kingston, RI 02881


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Elementary Education (B.A.)

Program Requirements

See Curriculum Sheets  |  See Course Descriptions

General Timeline for Elementary Education (traditional)

When you apply to URI, indicate that you are interested in being an Education major on your Common Application.

Freshman & Sophomore Years

  • Meet with an advisor in University College for Academic Success (UCAS)
  • Fill General Education course requirements

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Your placement will begin in the fall of your junior year. You’ll generally have the same placement for the entire academic year.

In the spring semester, you’ll begin preparing for your Praxis 2 (teacher certification) tests, which are required by the state of Rhode Island for all student teachers.

Senior Year

You’ll have another placement in your senior year, and in the spring semester you will student teach.

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