Secondary and K-12 Course (EDUC) Requirements


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Speech Requirement
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5-12 Education Minor with a Math, Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology), Social Science, or Theology Major

(Revised 9/23/10)

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1 credit )
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World [GE] (4 credits)
    Service Learning Field Experience (Must be completed during EDUC 111)
    First-Year Teacher Shadow Field Experience (Must be completed during first year at CSB/SJU)
  • EDUC 203 Human Development: Typical and Exceptional (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience 5-8/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1 or 2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and First-Year Teacher Shadow, take Concurrently with EDUC 203 or 310)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203 or concurrent, and PPST or MTLE after August 2010)
  • EDUC 355 Secondary School Pedagogy 9-12 (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310, and acceptance to Education Program) [ONE course chosen according to the major subject area: Social Science (Fall only); Mathematics (Spring only); Natural Science (Spring only); Theology (Spring only)]
  • EDUC 358 Middle Level Literacy and Pedagogy (4 credits) [ONE course chosen according to the major subject area: Language Arts, Mathematics (may not be offered every semester) and Social Studies (Spring only), Science (Fall only)]
    (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (Taken semester prior to teaching internship) (1 credit) (Pre-req: unconditional acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 362 Teaching Internship 5-12 (16 credits) (Pre-req: successful completion of all major courses and Education courses and requirements)
  • EDUC 390 Ethics in Human Relations [Ethics Senior Seminar] (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent) (0-2 credits)
  • A score of 23 out of 30 possible points on the Writing Assessment Portfolio written in EDUC 111 (beginning Fall of 2010) or a score of at least 7 out of 10 possible points on the Philosophy Paper Assessment written in EDUC 111 (prior to Fall of 2010).
  • Passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to August, 2010After August of 2010 the PPST will be replaced by the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exams (MTLE).  Passing scores on the MTLE will be determined in October, 2010.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis II Tests prior to licensure (Content Test and Principles of Learning and Teaching) NOTE: Students who are seeking licensure in Biology, Chemistry or Physics 9-12, with General Science 5-8, must have taken Praxis II Content Tests in both the specific 9-12 subject area and 5-8 General Science area.  The Praxis II test scores will be accepted by the State of MN if taken prior to August, 2010After August 2010 the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams in content and pedagogy are required.  Passing scores will be determined in October, 2010.
K-12 Education Minor with a World Languages Major in French, German, or Spanish

(Revised 9/23/10)

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1 credit )
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World [GE] (4 credits)
    Service Learning Field Experience (Must be completed during EDUC 111)
    First-Year Teacher Shadow Field Experience (Must be completed during first year at CSB/SJU)
  • EDUC 203 Human Development: Typical and Exceptional (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience 5-8/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1 or 2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and First-Year Teacher Shadow and take concurrently with EDUC 203 or 310)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203 or concurrent, and PPST or MTLE after August 2010)
  • EDUC 341 World Languages Pedagogy K-12 (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310, acceptance to Education Program and language courses through 312) Fall Only
  • EDUC 354 Middle School Literacy 5-8 (2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (Take semester prior to teaching internship) (1 credit) (Pre-req: unconditional acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 363 Teaching Internship K-12 (16 credits) (Pre-req: successful completion of all major courses and Education courses and requirements)
  • EDUC 390 Ethics in Human Relations [Ethics Senior Seminar] (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent) 0-2 credits
  • A score of 23 out of 30 possible points on the Writing Assessment Portfolio written in EDUC 111 (beginning Fall of 2010) or a score of at least 7 out of 10 possible points on the Philosophy Paper Assessment written in EDUC 111 (prior to Fall of 2010).
  • Passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to August, 2010After August of 2010 the PPST will be replaced by the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exams (MTLE).  Passing scores on the MTLE will be determined in October, 2010.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis II Tests prior to licensure (Content Test and Principles of Learning and Teaching).  The Praxis II test scores will be accepted by the State of MN if taken prior to August, 2010After August, 2010 the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams in content and pedagogy are required.  Passing scores will be determined in October, 2010.
K-12 Education Minor with an Art Major

(Revised 9/23/10)

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1 credit)
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World [GE] (4 credits)
    Service Learning Field Experience (Must be completed during EDUC 111)
    First-Year Teacher Shadow Field Experience (Must be completed during first year at CSB/SJU)
  • EDUC 203 Human Development: Typical and Exceptional (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience 5-8/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1 or 2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and First-Year Teacher Shadow, take concurrently with EDUC 203 or 310)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203 or concurrent, and PPST or MTLE after August 2010)
  • EDUC 340 Art Pedagogy K-12 (spring-alternate years -- Spr.2012, Spr. 2014, etc.)
    (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 354 Middle School Literacy 5-8 (2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (Take semester prior to teaching internship) (1 credit)
    (Pre-req: unconditional acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 363 Teaching Internship K-12 (16 credits) (Pre-req: successful completion of all major courses and Education courses and requirements)
  • EDUC 390 Ethics in Human Relations [Ethics Senior Seminar] (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent)
  • A score of 23 out of 30 possible points on the Writing Assessment Portfolio written in EDUC 111 (beginning Fall of 2010) or a score of at least 7 out of 10 possible points on the Philosophy Paper Assessment written in EDUC 111 (prior to Fall of 2010).
  • Passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to August, 2010After August of 2010 the PPST will be replaced by the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exams (MTLE).  Passing scores on the MTLE will be determined in October, 2010.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis II Tests prior to licensure (Content Test and Principles of Learning and Teaching)  The Praxis II test scores will be accepted by the State of MN if taken prior to August, 2010After August, 2010 the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams in content and pedagogy are required.  Passing scores will be determined in October, 2010.
K-12 Education Minor with a Music Major

(Revised 9/23/10)

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1 credit)
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World [GE] (4 credits)
    Service Learning Field Experience (Must be completed during EDUC 111)
    First-Year Teacher Shadow Field Experience (Must be completed during first year at CSB/SJU)
  • EDUC 203 Human Development: Typical and Exceptional (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience 5-8/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1 or 2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and First-Year Teacher Shadow, take concurrently with EDUC 203 or 310)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203 or concurrent, and PPST or MTLE after August 2010)
  • EDUC 321 Music Pedagogy K-6 (3 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310 and acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 322 Music Pedagogy 7-12 (3 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310, 321)
  • EDUC 354 Middle School Literacy 5-8 (2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (Take semester prior to teaching internship) (1 credit) (Pre-req: unconditional acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 363 Teaching Internship K-12 (16 credits) (Pre-req: successful completion of all major courses and Education courses and requirements)
  • EDUC 390 Ethics in Human Relations [Ethics Senior Seminar] (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent) 0-2 credits
  • A score of 23 out of 30 possible points on the Writing Assessment Portfolio written in EDUC 111 (beginning Fall of 2010) or a score of at least 7 out of 10 possible points on the Philosophy Paper Assessment written in EDUC 111 (prior to Fall of 2010).
  • Passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to August, 2010After August of 2010 the PPST will be replaced by the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exams (MTLE).  Passing scores on the MTLE will be determined in October, 2010.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis II Tests prior to licensure (Content Test and Principles of Learning and Teaching)  The Praxis II test scores will be accepted by the State of MN if taken prior to August, 2010After August, 2010 the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams in content and pedagogy are required.  Passing scores will be determined in October, 2010.
5-12 Education Minor with an English Major

(Revised 9/23/10)
(Licensure: Communication Arts and Literature)

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1 credit)
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World [GE] (4 credits)
    Service Learning Field Experience (Must be completed during EDUC 111)
    First-Year Teacher Shadow Field Experience (Must be completed during first year at CSB/SJU)
  • EDUC 203 Human Development: Typical and Exceptional (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience 5-8/K-12 Diversity Immersion (1 or 2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and First-Year Teacher Shadow, take concurrently with EDUC 310 or 203)
  • EDUC 216 Literature for Young Adults, Grades 5-12 (2 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111 and 203)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203 or concurrent, and PPST or MTLE after August 2010)
  • EDUC 358 Middle School Literacy and Pedagogy in Language Arts (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, and 310)
  • EDUC 355 Secondary School Pedagogy in English/Language Arts 9-12 (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 111, 203, 310, and acceptance to Education Program)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (Take semester prior to teaching internship) (1 credit)
    (Pre-req: unconditional acceptance into the Education Program)
  • EDUC 362 Teaching Internship 5-12 (16 credits) (Pre-req: successful completion of all major courses and Education courses and requirements)
  • EDUC 390 Ethics in Human Relations [Ethics Senior Seminar] (4 credits) (Pre-req: EDUC 310 and acceptance to Education Program)
  • A score of 23 out of 30 possible points on the Writing Assessment Portfolio written in EDUC 111 (beginning Fall of 2010) or a score of at least 7 out of 10 possible points on the Philosophy Paper Assessment written in EDUC 111 (prior to Fall of 2010).
  • Passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to August, 2010After August of 2010 the PPST will be replaced by the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exams (MTLE).  Passing scores on the MTLE will be determined in October, 2010.
  • Passing scores on the Praxis II Tests prior to licensure (Content Tests and Principles of Learning and Teaching)  The Praxis II test scores will be accepted by the State of MN if taken prior to August, 2010After August, 2010 the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams in content and pedagogy are required.  Passing scores will be determined in October, 2010.
Speech Requirement

The Speech Requirement must be fulfilled prior to acceptance into the Education major/minor in one of the following ways:

  1. A formal high school speech course in 10th grade or above with a grade of "B" or better. (Must be listed on the high school transcript.)
  2. COMM 111 Public Speaking (4 credits) or COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (2 credits)
  3. Speech Adequacy Test (see Education Department Handbook, Section VIII)

NOTE: If a student takes the Speech Adequacy Test and does not pass, or if a student's oral communication skills are in question, a college level speech course will be required.

**English majors with a 5-12 Education minor MUST TAKE a formal college speech course. They cannot choose options 1 and 3 above.