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K-12 Education

Bachelor of Arts

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Credit Hours Dependent on Program

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On Campus

K-12 Programs Offered

  • Majoring in Art Education involves the study of pedagogy, or the method and practice of teaching. You’ll develop the skills and insights to become an effective art teacher (K-12) and a lifelong learner. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as you take 83 to 88 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, and the art education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required).

  • Students develop the skills and insights to become an effective English as a second language teacher (K-12) and lifelong learner through coursework in language and society, history and principles of the English language, second language acquisition, and assessment. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as you take 65 to 69 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, and the elementary education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required).

  • Majoring in Music Education involves the study of pedagogy, or the method and practice of teaching. You’ll develop the skills and insights to become an effective vocal or instrumental music teacher (K-12) and lifelong learner. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as the music education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required).

  • Students who complete this major and other state requirements are eligible to apply for a Minnesota teaching license for grades K through 12 Physical Education and Grades 5 through 12 Health. Students have an opportunity to blend theory and practice through a series of content courses, methods courses, field experiences, and clinical practice. Passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required.