Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Central Lakes College, Brainerd

Southwest Minnesota State University


Elementary Teacher Education

Southwest Minnesota State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

This program meets Minnesota Board of Teaching rules regarding licensure for grades K-6. Coursework in chemical dependency, personal health, and human relations is required. Students in the program have a variety of supervised experiences in elementary classrooms. Study topics include child growth and development, learning theory, content knowledge and methods, curriculum planning, and foundations of education. Elementary education majors progress through the program in cohort groups, learning decision-making skills for school change.

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