High School Student Information
A student who knows while still in high school that she/he wants
to teach elementary school is in a unique position to streamline
her/his education by selecting the most efficient set of classes
for the degree while simultaneously preparing in the subject matter
knowledge required for the elementary classroom.
Cal State Fullerton has an excellent program for all incoming freshmen
who are planning careers in K-12 classrooms should know about:
- Fullerton Future Teachers. Offered through our Freshman
Programs Office, this unique learning community introduces freshmen
to the teaching profession while at the same time providing opportunities
for them to meet other students interested in the same career
paths. Click here
to find out more about this program.
Future elementary teachers can choose from a variety of majors that
will prepare them for teaching in elementary classrooms. Many majors,
especially when paired with the appropriate choices for GE classes,
can provide excellent preparation for the future elementary teacher.
Click here to read more about suggested
GE Recommendations for All Future Elementary Teachers
No matter what major a future elementary teacher chooses, his/her
choices for the General Education Program should support the development
of subject matter knowledge in the subjects relevant to the elementary
classroom. Click here to view
the recommended GE courses for all future elementary teachers.