B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education, Communication Arts and Literature Middle Level Endorsement, Academic Plans

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B.A. in K-6 Elementary Education, Communication Arts and Literature Middle Level Endorsement 2020-2021: Option 1 CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 110 Basic Communication3NAS 103D Science Concepts -Chemistry2MAT 201M2 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
NAS 101D (Fall - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts -Life Science2NAS 104D Science Concepts - Physics2BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
NAS 102D (Fall - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 GES 125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 GES 130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES 160 Inquiry Seminar3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 13 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU 200 Introduction to Education3World Cultures (U) course (if ENL215U is not taken as part of the endorsement)4 3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU 271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
MAT 2022 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23 EDU 272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
THE 201 Christian Theology3 EDU 273 Primary Grade Practicum1
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 EDU 274 Education Technology1
Second Language (S) course1 4 EDU 275 Kindergarten Education1
  EDU 365 (Spring - 1/2 semester) Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1
  EDU 368A (Spring - 1/2 semester) Music Curriculum and Methods1
  Choose from: ENW205A (spring, 4 cr.) or ENW303AZ (fall, odd, 4 cr.3 , Travel Writing4
 17 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU 220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU 3202 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3 EDU 321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
Choose from Literary Survey: ENL102 (fall, 4 cr.), ENL202 (spring, 4 cr.), ENL204 (spring, 4 cr.), ENL354 (fall, odd 4 cr.3 , Survey of British Literature II, Literature on Location: Major British Authors4 EDU 363 Health Curriculum and Methods1
Choose from Literature: ENL215U (fall 3 cr.) or ENL321 (fall, odd 4 cr.3 , Drama in Great Britain3-4 EDU 366A (Spring - 1/2 semester) Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
  EDU 406 Methods in Teaching 5-8 English3
  EDU 407 Middle Level Education Practicum in English1
  ENL 200 (spring only) Juvenile Literature3
  Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
 13-14 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 EDU 491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
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  
 18 3 17
Total Credits 136-137

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, Communication Arts and Literature Middle Level Endorsement 2020-2021: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM 110 Basic Communication3GES 147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT 201M2 Mathematics for Elementary Education 13
GES 140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 NAS 101D (Spring - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts -Life Science2
GES 145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 NAS 103D (Spring - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts -Chemistry2
NAS 102D (Fall - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts - Earth/Space Science2 BIB 101 Introduction to the Bible3
NAS 104D (Fall - 1/2 semester) Science Concepts - Physics2 GES 244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
  Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU 200 Introduction to Education3World Cultures (U) course (If ENL215U is not taken as part of the endorsement)4 3Block 1 (must be taken concurrently)
EDU 201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU 271 Education Psychology and Pedagogy2
MAT 2022 Mathematics for Elementary Education 23 EDU 272 Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
GES 246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU 273 Primary Grade Practicum1
Second Language (S) course1 4 EDU 274 Education Technology1
  EDU 275 Kindergarten Education1
  EDU 365 (Spring - 1/2 semester) Physical Education Curriculum and Methods1
  EDU 368A (Spring - 1/2 semester) Music Curriculum and Methods1
  Choose from: ENW205A (spring 4 cr.) or ENW303AZ (fall, odd 4 cr.3 , Travel Writing4
 15 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU 220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3EDU 320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU 317GZ Educational Equity3 EDU 321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
Choose from Literary Survey: ENL102 (fall 4 cr.), ENL202 (spring 4 cr.), ENL204 (spring 4 cr.), or ENL354 (fall, odd 4 cr.3 , Survey of British Literature II, Literature on Location: Major British Authors4 EDU 363 Health Curriculum and Methods1
Choose from Literature ENL215U (fall, spring 3 cr.) or ENL321 (fall, odd 4 cr.3 , Drama in Great Britain3-4 EDU 366A Visual Arts Curriculum and Methods1
  EDU 406 Methods in Teaching 5-8 English3
  EDU 407 Middle Level Education Practicum in English1
  ENL 200 (spring only) Juvenile Literature3
  Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
 13-14 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Block 2 (must be taken concurrently) Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU 490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU 370 Math Curriculum and Methods3 EDU 491 Student Teaching in Middle Level3
EDU 371 Science Curriculum and Methods3  
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  
 18 3 17
Total Credits 135-136

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.)

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