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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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 8 (BLOCK IV) Hrs.
EEC 473 Student Teaching Elem 12
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

Semester 2
Must complete with a B or higher ENG 101/ENG104 and CMST 100/CMST 102
Semester 3
Cumulative 3.0 GPA needed to apply for Block I
Register and take Basic Skills tests.
Register and take Content Subtest 2 exam
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)
Must maintain cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
Apply for Block II
Semester 6 (BLOCK II)
Must maintain cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher overall and in Professional Education
Apply for Block III
Apply for Student Teaching
Apply for Graduation
Register and take MTLE Pedagogy Subtest 2
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
Register and take MTLE Pedagogy Subtest 1
SEMESTER 8 (BLOCK IV)
Complete edTPA