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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education/K-6 (ELEM) - BT Major

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120 S.H. (no minor required)

2.75 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.

A major in Elementary Education/K-6 (ELEM) is designed to prepare teacher candidates to design, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children from kindergarten through grade 6 in a variety of school settings. The elementary teacher collaborates with families, colleagues, and related service personnel to enhance the learning of all children. Students who successfully complete this program and program-related assessments will be eligible to be recommended for Elementary Education Licensure in MN.

Teacher Education Licensure Program Information

Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Unit before taking Professional Education courses. This process is competitive; the number of students admitted each semester is limited. Admission is based on grades (2.75 GPA), passing Basic Skills Exams and other measures. For more information on this Admission process, visit the Teacher Education Program Admissions page.

All Winona State University Teacher Education Licensure Programs  are continuously updated to reflect new licensure requirements from the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Please contact your program advisor for the latest information about program requirements whether you are (1) applying to a teacher education program, or (2) currently enrolled in a teacher education program.

Elementary Education General Education Courses

These courses are typically taken as part of the General Education Program (GEP)  prior to admission to Teacher Education.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning

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