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B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education, Science Middle Level Endorsement 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4MAT201M3 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2 NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 Second Language (S) Course1 4
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) Course 1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
 12 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU200 Introduction to Education3World Cultures (U) course4 3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
GEL168
168D (fall only)2 Geology and Geology Lab
4 EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
MAT202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23 EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) Course 3 EDU274 Education Technology1
(NAS300 Applied Concepts in STEM optional)  EDU275 Kindergarten Education1
  PHY102
102D (spring only) Concepts in Physics and Concepts in Physics Lab
4
  (NAS400 Applied Research in STEM optional)
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Block 2 (must be taken concurrently)
CHE101
101D Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4 EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3
THE201 Christian Theology3 EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1 EDU372 Educational Psychology3
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1 EDU373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3
EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1 EDU374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3
EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1 EDU375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1
 17 3 18
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 EDU491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3  
EDU429 (fall only) Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121  
PHY112
112D2 Introduction to Astronomy
4  
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3  
BIO118
118D General Biology and General Biology Lab
4  
 17 3 17
Total Credits: 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

GEL168 and PHY112 replace NAS102D in the K-6 Elementary Education core for students in the science specialty only.

3

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

4

 The Education Department offers 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, Science Middle Level Endorsement 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT201M2 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2 NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) Course 1
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Second Language (S) Course1 4
 14 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GEL168
168D (fall only)3 Geology and Geology Lab
4EDU200 Introduction to Education3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
MAT202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
World Cultures (U) Course4 3 EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1
(NAS300 Applied Concepts in STEM optional)  EDU274 Education Technology1
  EDU275 Kindergarten Education1
  PHY102
102D (spring only) Concepts in Physics
4
  (NAS400 Applied Research in STEM optional)
 14 4 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3Block 2 (must be taken concurrently)
CHE101
101D Introduction to Chemistry and Introduction to Chemistry Lab
4 EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1 EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1 EDU372 Educational Psychology3
EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1 EDU373 Reading/Language Arts Curriculum and Methods3
EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1 EDU374 Social Studies Curriculum and Methods: Planning3
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU375 Integrating Technology in the Content Areas2
  EDU376 Intermediate Grade Practicum1
 14 3 18
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 EDU491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3  
EDU429 (fall only) Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121  
PHY112
112D2 Introduction to Astronomy
4  
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3  
BIO118
118D General Biology and General Biology Lab
4  
 17 3 17
Total Credits: 136
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3<p>&#160;Approval into course may require testing or online -pre-work with department approval.</p>
4<p>&#160;The Education Department offers interim trip that meets the U requirement - EDU236UZ.</p>

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.)