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

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3MAT 201M Mathematics for Elementary Education 13 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS 102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 
NAS 101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 
Second Language (S) course1 4 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MAT 202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU 200 Introduction to Education3 
NAS 103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
NAS 104D Science Concepts - Physics2 THE 201 Christian Theology3 
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3 
 16 0 14 
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 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
EDU 365 Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1   
NAS 300 (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 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14BT 510 Hermeneutics3
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3 Internship Preparation 3 
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   
SP 001 Formation Assessments0   
 18 3 17 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 172

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 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 
Second Language (S) course1 4 NAS 101D Science Concepts -Life Science2 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS 102D Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
  BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 14 4 17 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
MAT 202 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23Interim Off EDU 200 Introduction to Education3 
NAS 103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
NAS 104D Science Concepts - Physics2 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3 
BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3 
THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 BIB 265 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 
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
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14BT 510 Hermeneutics3
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3 Internship Preparation3  
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   
SP 001 Formation Assessments0   
 18 3 14 6
Fifth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
NT 516 New Testament Survey: Narratives, Letters, and Revelation3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5OT 516 Old Testament Survey: Law, Prophets and Writings3 
TS 513 Systematic Theology II: God the Redeemer3Elective (DE Course) - Concentration Course 1.5NT 518 or OT 518 New Testament: Exegetical Explorations or Old Testament: Exegetical Explorations3 
ML 523 Introduction to Transformational Leadership: Theory and Practice in Global Perspective3 GS 780 Senior Integrative Seminar3 
TL 566A Professional Internship A1.5 TL 566B Professional Internship B1.5 
GS 001 Graduate Research Seminar0 Elective (CP510) - Concentration Course 3 
Elective (ML615) - Concentration Course 3   
 13.5 3 13.5 
Total Credits 171

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.)