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B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4NAS 103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2MAT 201M Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3NAS 104D Science Concepts - Physics2GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 NAS 101D Science Concepts -Life Science2
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 NAS 102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2
  Second Language (S) course1 4
 13 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT 202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU 200 Introduction to Education3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1
Elective 6 THE 201 Christian Theology3
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Electives 5
 12 0 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 1 (must be taken concurrently) World Cultures (U) course2 3EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3
EDU 271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2 EDU 366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
EDU 272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5 EDU 368A Music Curriculum and Methods1
EDU 273 Primary Grade Practicum1 NAS 400 Applied Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Design4
EDU 274 Education Technology1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
EDU 275 Kindergarten Education1 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
EDU 363 Health Curriculum and Methods1  
EDU 365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1  
NAS 300 (optional) Exploring Applied Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math4  
 16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 372 Educational Psychology3  
EDU 373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3  
EDU 375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2  
EDU 376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1  
 18 3 14
Total Credits 126

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education 2018-2019: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT 201M Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
NAS 101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 NAS 102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2
NAS 104D Science Concepts - Physics2 NAS 103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2
BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 Second Language (S) course1 4
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT 202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU 200 Introduction to Education3
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1
Elective 6 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Electives 8
 13 0 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 1 (must be taken concurrently) World Cultures (U) course2 3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
EDU 271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
EDU 272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5 NAS 400 Applied Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Design4
EDU 273 Primary Grade Practicum1 EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3
EDU 274 Education Technology1 EDU 366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
EDU 275 Kindergarten Education1 EDU 368A Music Curriculum and Methods1
EDU 363 Health Curriculum and Methods1  
EDU 365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1  
NAS 300 (optional) Exploring Applied Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math4  
 16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 372 Educational Psychology3  
EDU 373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU 374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3  
EDU 375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2  
EDU 376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1  
 18 3 14
Total Credits 128

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)