Briercrest College

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

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Program Information

School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College - Christian Ministry
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Education, General
Description:Teaching the next generation is more than passing down facts and skills. It is investing yourself in the lives of young people and making an impact on the future. The Elementary Education major is a partnership degree between Briercrest and Minot State University in North Dakota. Students complete their first three years at Briercrest and then transfer to MSU for the final two years of study. Completion of the program results in two degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies from Briercrest and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from MSU.

Ninety credit hours are completed at Briercrest. Students have the advantage of completing their general studies courses in a Christ-centered environment with a biblically-integrated curriculum. In their final year at Briercrest, students will apply for admission to the Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance at Minot State University. Admission is dependent upon having a minimum GPA of 2.75 at Briercrest as well as the successful completion of the Praxis I examination.
URL:Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education at Briercrest College
Length:156 Hour(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours
Careers:Secondary School TeachersElementary School TeachersSchool and Guidance Counsellors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must: - Have earned a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60 per cent in four academic grade 12 courses, including at least one academic English course. - Be a professing and practicing Christian. - Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Section A: Core Courses (27 credit hours): BLST 111 Introduction to the Old Testament (3), BLST 109 Introduction to the New Testament (3), BLST 200+ or CM 101 Foundations of Church Ministry or THEO 200+ (3), BLST 300+ elective (3), HIS 237 History of Christianity I (3), HIS 238 History of Christianity II (3), IDST 200 Int. Studies: Modernity and Postmodernity (3) or IDST 300 Christianity and the Natural Sciences (3), THEO 112 Introduction to Spiritual Theology (3) and THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology (3) Section B: English Composition and Communications Requirements (9 credit hours): ENG 100 Literature and Composition I (3), ENG 101 Literature and Composition II (3), and COMM 104 Public Speaking (3) Section C: Humanities and Social Science Requirements (27 credit hours): ENG 370 Topics in Children’s and Young Adult Literature (3), GEOG 100 Physical Geography of Canada I: Earth Science (3), HIS 100 Issues in World History I, HIS 101 Issues in World History II, HIS 210 American History to 1865, or HIS 211 American History Since 1865 (3), KIN 262 Physical Activity and Wellness (3), MUS 110 Introduction to Musicianship (3), NTST 110 Introduction to Native Studies or HIS/NTST 430 Native-Newcomer Relations in Canada (3), PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3), PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy II (3) and Elective (3): ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology, ENG 322 World Literatures in English, FIN 110 Introduction to Fine Arts, HIS 100 Issues in World History I, HIS 101 Issues in World History II, HIS 200 Canadian History to Confederation, HIS 201 Canadian History Since Confederation, HIS 210 American History to 1865, HIS 211 American History since 1865, or SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I Section D: Education Major Requirements (9 credit hours): EDUC 322 Exceptional Children (3), EDUC 471 Educational Psychology (3), and PSY 381 Psychology of Human Development: Children (3) Section E: Mathematics Requirement (3 credit hours): MATH 101 Introduction to Finite Mathematics (3) Section F: Science Requirement (3 credit hours): BIOL 115 Human Structure and Function (3) Section G: Electives (12 credit hours), ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology, ENG 322 World Literatures in English, FIN 110 Introduction to Fine Arts, GER 100 German I, HIS 100 Issues in World History I, HIS 101 Issues in World History II, HIS 210 American History to 1865, HIS 211 American History since 1865, SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I, THEA 221 Acting I PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit), SL 1-2 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit), and SLE 1 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) MSU (66.5 credit hours): Application to the Teacher Education Program will take place in the student's final year at BCS.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 02, 2017

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