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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Academic Map

Page address: http://ed.mnsu.edu/eec/programs/ee/progmap.html

Elementary Education Academic Map

SAMPLE SCHEDULE MILESTONES
Semester 1 Hrs.
ART 100 Elements and Principles of Art 3
ENG 101 Composition or ENG 104 Stretch Composition II 4
GEOG 100 Elements of Geography 3
HLTH 240 Drug Education 3
MATH 201 Elements of Math I 3
Total Credit Hours 16
Semester 1 Hrs.
Semester 2 Hrs.
CHEM 100 Chemistry in Society 4
CMST 100 Fundamentals of Speech OR CMST 102 Public Speaking 3
HIST 190 US to 1877 4
MATH 202 Elements of Math II 3
THEA 101 Acting for Everyone 3
Total Credit Hours 17
Semester 2
Must complete with a B or higher ENG 101/ENG104 and CMST 100/CMST 102
Semester 3 Hrs.
BIO 480 Bio Lab Exp Elem Teacher 3
EEC 222W Human Rel in a Multicultural Soc 3
ENG 325 Children's Literature OR KSP 417 Materials for Children 3
HP 323 Elem PE Methods 2
MATH 203 Elements of Math III 3
Total Credit Hours 17
Semester 3
Cumulative 3.0 GPA needed to apply for Block 1
Register and take MTLE Basic Skills: passing score for each test is 240
Semester 4 Hrs.
ART 421 Art Methods/Materials 2
EEC 215 Intro to Ed Psychology & Instruction 4
GEOL 100 Our Geologic Environment 3
MUS 340 Materials/Methods Teaching Music 2
PHYS 480 Lab Exp in Physical Science 3
ELECTIVE (Goal Area 9) 3
Total Credit Hours 17
Semester 4
EEC 215 Apply for Professional Education
Apply for Block 1: all General Education and Core
Support courses completed or in progress
Elective must be meet Goal Area 9
Semester 5 (BLOCK I) Hrs.
EEC 321 Block 1 Field Experience 1
EEC 325 Classroom Management I 1
EEC 355 Assessment in Elem Sch 3
EEC 412 Kindergarten Methods & Materials 3
EEC 422 Reading Fundamentals 4
Total Credit Hours 12
Semester 5 (BLOCK I)
Must maintain cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
Apply for Block II
Semester 6 (BLOCK II) Hrs.
EEC 320 Science/Health in Elem Sch 3
EEC 322 Social Studies in Elem Sch 3
EEC 323 Block II Field Experience 1
EEC 324 Teaching Elem. Sch. Mathematics 3
EEC 326 Classroom Management II 1
EEC 334 Reading and Language Arts Methods 4
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester 6 (BLOCK II)
Must maintain cumulative 3.0 GPA
Apply for Block III
Apply for Student Teaching
Apply for Graduation
SEMESTER 7 (BLOCK III) Hrs.
EEC 421 Interventions Literacy/Math 4
EEC 423 Block III Field Experience 1
EEC 424 Spec Ed & Behav Needs in El Ed 3
ENG 491 English Language Learners 4
Total Credit Hours 12
SEMESTER 7 (BLOCK III)
Must maintain cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher overall and in Professional Education
Register and take remaining Elementary Education content exams
SEMESTER 8 (BLOCK IV) Hrs.
EEC 473 Student Teaching Elem 12
Total Credit Hours 12
SEMESTER 8 (BLOCK IV)
Completed TPA
Register and take MTLE Pedagogy exam