B.A. in General Science Education 5-8 to M.A. in Ministry 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO118
118D General Biology and General Biology Lab
4BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3Choose from Math: MAT12M Calculus OR PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 4 
CHE113
113D General Chemistry I
4 CHE214
CHE215 General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4 
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 
 15 3 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL168
168D Geology
4Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3EDU200 Introduction to Education3 
THE201 Christian Theology3 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
Second Language (S) course1 4 PHY102
102D Concepts in Physics and Concepts in Physics Lab
4 
Electives 3 World Culture (U) course 3 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 14 3 12 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU240 Educational Psychology3 
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 
PHY112
112D Introduction to Astronomy
4 EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 
Science, Technology & Society (K) course 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 15 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14BT510 Hermeneutics3
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3 Internship Preparation4  
EDU429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121   
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3   
SP001 Formation Assessments0   
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3   
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3   
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 15-18 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: 161-164
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

May be taken in fall of senior year. 

3

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

4

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

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

Because of possible double counting between General Education and the major, the actual total can be reduced to 122

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 2017-2018: Option 2- Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
BIO118
118D General Biology and General Biology Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 
CHE113
113D General Chemistry I
4 CHE214
CHE215 General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4 
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774 
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Choose from Math: MAT12M Calculus OR PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 4 
 15 4 15 
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
GEL168
168D Geology
4World Cultures (U) course3 3EDU200 Introduction to Education3 
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 
Second Language (S) course1 4 EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 
Electives 3 PHY102
102D Concepts in Physics and Concepts in Physics Lab
4 
  Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 
 15 3 11 
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits 
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 
PHY112
112D Introduction to Astronomy
4 EDU240 Educational Psychology3 
Science, Technology & Society (K) course 3 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 
Electives 3 BIB260 The Life and Teachings of Jesus3 
  THE263 Christian Social Ethics3 
  MIN200 Foundations of Ministry3 
 13 3 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14BT510 Hermeneutics3
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1 TL001 Vocational Assessments0TS512 Systematic Theology I: God the Creator3
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3 Internship Preparation4  
EDU429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121   
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3   
SP001 Formation Assessments0   
MIN320 Spiritual and Faith Formation3   
THE311 Early Church to Reformation Theology in Global Perspective3   
BIB265 The Life and Teachings of Paul3   
 15-18 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: 163-166
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

May be taken in fall of senior year. 

3

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

4

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

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

Because of possible double counting between General Education and the major, the actual total can be reduced to 122

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.)