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B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education, Communication Arts and Literature Middle Level Endorsement 2017-2018: Option 1 CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM110 Basic Communication3NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2MAT201M2 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 13 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU200 Introduction to Education3World Cultures (U) course (if ENL215U is not taken as part of the endorsement)3 3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
MAT2022 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23 EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1
NAS102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 EDU274 Education Technology1
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 EDU275 Kindergarten Education1
NAS300 Applied Concepts in STEM (optional)  ENW205A Prose Studio4
  EDU317GZ Educational Equity3
  (NAS400 Applied Research in STEM optional)
 14 3 17
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Choose from Literary Survey: ENL201, ENL202, ENL304, ENL3543 , Survey of British Literature II, Milton and the Seventeenth Century, Literature on Location: Major British Authors4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3ENL200 (spring only) Juvenile Literature3
Choose from Literature: ENL215U, ENL100, ENL3213 , Great Writers: An Introduction to Literature, Drama in Great Britain3-4 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
THE201 Christian Theology3 EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1 EDU406 Methods in Teaching 5-8 English3
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1 EDU407 Middle Level Education Practicum in English1
  EDU3202 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
  EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
 15-16 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 EDU491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU372 Educational Psychology3  
EDU373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3  
EDU375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2  
EDU376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1  
 18 3 17
Total Credits: 136-137
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

Approval into course may require testing or online pre-work with department approval.

3

 The Education Department offers an interim trip that meets the U requirement - EDU236UZ.

The intention of this academic plan is to provide an overall guide. STUDENTS SHOULD LOOK CAREFULLY AT COURSES WITH LIMITED OFFERINGS BEFORE DEVIATING FROM THIS PLAN. 

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, Communication Arts and Literature Middle Level Endorsement 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM110 Basic Communication3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT201M2 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2
Second Language (S) course 1 4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
  BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
 14 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU200 Introduction to Education3World Cultures (U) course (if ENL215U is not taken as part of the endorsement) 3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
MAT2022 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23 EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1
NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2 EDU274 Education Technology1
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU275 Kindergarten Education1
  ENW205A Prose Studio4
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Choose from Literary Survey ENL201, 202, 204, 3543 , Survey of British Literature II, American Literary Traditions, Literature on Location: Major British Authors4Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3ENL200 (spring only) Juvenile Literature3
Choose from Literature ENL215U, ENL100, ENL3213 , Great Writers: An Introduction to Literature, Drama in Great Britain3-4 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1 EDU406 Methods in Teaching 5-8 English3
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1 EDU407 Middle Level Education Practicum in English1
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
(NAS 300 Applied Concepts in STEM optional)  EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
  (NAS400 Applied Research in STEM optional)
 16-17 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 EDU491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU372 Educational Psychology3  
EDU373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3  
EDU374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3  
EDU375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2  
EDU376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1  
 18 3 17
Total Credits: 135-136
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

Pending approval, this sequence of courses should be taken during a spring semester starting second year.

3

Course is offered as part of the England Term Program

The intention of this academic plan is to provide and overall guide. STUDENTS SHOULD LOOK CAREFULLY AT COURSES WITH LIMITED OFFERINGS BEFORE DEVIATING FROM THIS PLAN. 

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.)