B.A. in General Science Education 5-8 to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO 118
BIO 118D
General Biology and General Biology Lab
4BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3CHE 214
CHE 215
General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4 
CHE 113
CHE 113D
General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 MAT 123M or PSY 230M Precalculus or Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design3-4 
GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4 GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 
 15 3 14-15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL 168
GEL 168D
Geology and Geology Lab
4Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3EDU 200 Introduction to Education3 
THE 201 Christian Theology3 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
Second Language (S) course1 4 PHY 102
PHY 102D
Physics of Everyday Life and Physics of Everyday Life-Lab
4 
Elective 3 World Culture (U) course2 3 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 14 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
EDU 220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU 203 School Health and Drugs2 
EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3 EDU 240 Educational Psychology3 
PHY 112
PHY 112D
Introduction to Astronomy and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
4 EDU 241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 
Science, Technology & Society (K) course 3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
EDU 320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14BT 510 Hermeneutics3
EDU 321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU 420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3 Internship Preparation3  
EDU 429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121   
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3   
SP 001 Formation Assessments0   
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3   
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3   
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 15-18 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 160-164

MN Basic Skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes that a student will use BIO118D, GES217GZ, and math course to meet the general education Laboratory Science (D), Comparative Systems (G) and Math requirements. 

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 General Science Education 5-8 to M.A. in Ministry 2018-2019: Option 2- Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO 118
BIO 118D
General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3 
CHE 113
CHE 113D
General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 CHE 214
CHE 215
General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4 
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 MAT 123M or PSY 230M Precalculus or Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design3 
 15 4 14 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL 168
GEL 168D
Geology and Geology Lab
4World Cultures (U) course2 3EDU 200 Introduction to Education3 
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
Second Language (S) course1 4 EDU 203 School Health and Drugs2 
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 PHY 102
PHY 102D
Physics of Everyday Life and Physics of Everyday Life-Lab
4 
Elective 1 Elective 4 
 14 3 14 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU 220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 
PHY 112
PHY 112D
Introduction to Astronomy and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
4 EDU 240 Educational Psychology3 
Science, Technology & Society (K) course 3 EDU 241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 
Elective 3 BIB 260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  THE 263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  MIN 200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
EDU 320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14BT 510 Hermeneutics3
EDU 321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 TL 001 Vocational Assessments0TS 512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU 428 Methods in Teaching 5-8 Science2 Internship Preparation3  
EDU 429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121   
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3   
SP 001 Formation Assessments0   
MIN 320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3   
THE 311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3   
BIB 265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 14-17 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 163-166

MN Basic Skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes that a student will use BIO118D, GES217GZ, and math course to meet the general education Laboratory Science (D), Comparative Systems (G) and Math requirements. 

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.)