Lincoln Memorial University

Elementary Education (Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Learning and Development)

To inquire about this program:
Cathy Dunn | 423.869.6330 |

Becoming a teacher is a challenging process, but LMU's Teacher Education Program will give you the guidance, support, and knowledge you need to become the teacher you want to be. As a graduate of our program, you will belong to a tradition of great teachers. For more than one hundred years, LMU has provided public schools with teachers who embody the highest standards of quality and professionalism.

Special Features

This four-year professional program combines academic experiences in the university classroom with real-world practice in K-12 classrooms.

Our faculty members have had extensive experience as classroom teachers and school administrators. Their diverse experience gives you the opportunity to learn practical information that can be applied in your own classroom. As a candidate for licensure in the programs, you will benefit from a wide range of clinical and field experiences, working alongside teachers in real classrooms.

Course Information

LMU's undergraduate teacher education program for K-5 licensure offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Science degree with initial teacher licensure in all subjects, K-5, in compliance with Tennessee department of Education licensure standards.

Your preparation begins with general studies courses to establish a knowledge base. It continues through the development of the major and the Professional Education Core, culminating in the Clinical Practice Experience (student teaching).

Your personal advisor will help you map out an educational plan to suit your particular needs, inclding transfer hours from community colleges and other institutions.

ITL Undergraduate End of Program Survey

Four Year Plans

Sample Course Syllabi

EDSL 200 EDUC 210 EDUC 290
EDUC 310 EDUC 340  
EDUC 350 EDUC 355  
EDUC 360 EDUC 390  
EDUC 420 EDUC 440  
EDUC 450 EDUC 480  
EDUC 497F SPED 180  
SPED 190 SPED 230  
SPED 270 SPED 320  
SPED 400 SPED 490  
CDEV 400 CDEV 450  

Go to the Carter and Moyers School of Education home page.


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752