B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3MAT201M Mathematics for Elementary Education 13 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 
NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MAT202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU200 Introduction to Education3 
NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2 THE201 Christian Theology3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 16 0 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Block 1 (must be taken concurrently) World Cultures (U) course2 3EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 
EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2 EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1 
EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5 EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1 
EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1 NAS400 Applied Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Design4 
EDU274 Education Technology1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
EDU275 Kindergarten Education1 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1   
NAS300 (optional) Exploring Applied Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math4   
 16 3 18 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14BT510 Hermeneutics3
EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3 Internship Preparation 3 
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   
SP001 Formation Assessments0   
 18 3 17 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 172
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

  The Education Department offers interim strips that meet the U requirement - EDU236UZ or EDU204UZ. See Education Abroad Options

3

Student must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship.  

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 to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT201M Mathematics for Elementary Education 13 
Second Language (S) course1 4 NAS101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
  BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 4 17 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MAT202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU200 Introduction to Education3 
NAS103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
NAS104D Science Concepts - Physics2 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 17 0 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
Block 1 (must be taken concurrently) World Cultures (U) course2 3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 
EDU271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 
EDU272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5 NAS400 Applied Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Design4 
EDU273 Primary Grade Practicum1 EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 
EDU274 Education Technology1 EDU366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1 
EDU275 Kindergarten Education1 EDU368A Music Curriculum and Methods1 
EDU363 Health Curriculum and Methods1   
EDU365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1   
NAS300 (optional) Exploring Applied Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math4   
 16 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14BT510 Hermeneutics3
EDU370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU371 Science Curriculum and Methods3 Internship Preparation3  
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   
SP001 Formation Assessments0   
 18 3 14 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits: 171
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

  The Education Department offers interim strips that meet the U requirement - EDU236UZ or EDU204UZ. See Education Abroad Options

3

Student must meet with director of internship and placement at least two terms before beginning internship.

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.)