Education

Partnership Degrees

Two schools. Two degrees. Five years. Study at Briercrest for 3 years and at Minot State University for 2 years to earn a Bachelor of Arts from Briercrest and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Minot State University.

Two Schools, Two Degrees

Briercrest College and Seminary and Minot State University have entered a partnership which presents Briercrest students with a new, exciting opportunity. Students who complete one of the partnership programs outlined below will be awarded two Bachelor's degrees:

Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Briercrest College and Seminary 

 

 Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) from Minot State University

BA General Studies

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BSE in Elementary Education

BA Humanities

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BSE in English

BA Humanities

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BSE in History 

BA Music

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BSE in Music

BA General Studies

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BSE in Physical Education

Graduates of the these programs will be prepared to teach in Canada and the USA. (Further certification may be required by the Province or State where the graduate desires to teach.)

Five Years: 3 + 2 Program Structure

Students will spend the first three years at Briercrest, and the final two years at Minot State University. During the student's final year at Minot, the student will complete a teaching practicum administrated by Minot State University, to be conducted in either Canada or the USA.

The following course timelines may be subject to change depending on course availability 

Year 1

Elementary Ed.

(30 credit hours)

English

(33 credit hours)

History

(33 credit hours)

Music

(36 credit hours)

Physical Ed.

(32 credits)

Semester 1
BLST 103 (3)
ENG 100 (3)
GEOG 100 (3)
PSY 100 or 101 (3)
THEO 112 (3)
Semester 2
BLST 111 (3)
COMM 104 (3)
ENG 101 (3)
KIN 262 (3)
THEO 115 (3)
Semester 1
BLST 103 (3)
COMM 104 (3)
ENG 100 (3)
MATH 101 (3)
PSY 100 or 101 (3)
Semester 2
BLST 111 (3)
ENG 101 (3)
KIN 262 (3)
Social Science Elective (3)
THEO 112 (3)
THEO 115 (3)
Semester 1
BLST 103 (3)
ENG 100 (3)
GEOG 100 or ECON 100 (3)
HIS 237 (3)
PSY 100 or 101 (3)
Semester 2
BLST 111 (3)
COMM 104 (3)
ENG 101 (3)
GEOG 101 or ECON 101 (3)
HIS 238 (3)
THEO 112 (3)
Semester 1
BLST 103 (3)
ENG 100 (3)
KIN 262 (3)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 115 (3)
PSY 100 or 101 (3)
THEO 112 (3)
Semester 2
BLST 111 (3)
COMM 104 (3)
ENG 101 (3)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 116 (3)
NTST 110 or 430 (3)
THEO 115 (3)
Semester 1
BLST 103 (3)
ENG 100 (3)
KIN 161 (3)
KIN 210 (3)
PSY 100 or 101 (3)
THEO 112 (3)
Semester 2
BLST 111 (3)
COMM 104 (3)
ENG 101 (3)
KIN 262 (3)
Social Science Elective (3)

Year 2

Elementary Ed.

(27 credit hours)

English

(30 credit hours)

History

(36 credit hours)

Music

(34-38 credit hours)

Physical Ed.

(33 credit hours)

Semester 3
BLST 200+ Elective (3)
EDUC 300 (3)
MATH 101 (3)
Diversity Elective (3)
Semester 4
EDUC 471 (3)
ENG 370 (3)
NTST 110 or 430 (3)
PHI 100 or 101 (3)
Approved Elective (3)
Semester 3
BLST 200+ Elective (3)
EDUC 300 (3)
ENG 210 (3)
ENG 355 or 356 (3)
One of: HIS 100, 101, 210, or 211 (3)
Semester 4
EDUC 471 (3)
ENG 211 (3)
ENG 332 (3)
NTST 110 or 430 (3)
PHI 100 or 101 (3)
Semester 3
BLST 200+ Elective (3)
EDUC 300 (3)
HIS 200 or Elective (3)
MATH 101 (3)
HIS 100 or 101 (3)
Semester 4
EDUC 471 (3)
HIS 201 or Elective (3)
HIS 339 or HIS 451 (3)
NTST 110 or NTST 430 (3)
PHI 100 or 101 (3)
THEO 115 (3)
Semester 3
BLST 200+ Elective (3)
One of: HIS 100, 101, 210, or 211
MATH 101
Major Ensemble (1-2)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 301 (3)
MUS 323 (3)
Private Lessons (1-2)
Semester 4
EDUC 471 (3)
Major Ensemble (1-2)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 216 (3)
MUS 300 (3)
MUS 323 (3)
PHI 100 or 101 (3)
Private Lessons (1-2)
THEO 300+ Elective (3)
Semester 3
BIOL 115 (3)
BLST 200+ Elective (3)
One of: HIS 100, 101, 210, or 211 (3)
KIN 234 (3)
THEO 115 (3)
Semester 4
ADM 367 (3)
EDUC 300 (3)
EDUC 471 (3)
NTST 110 or 430 (3)
PHI 100 or 101 (3)
Approved Elective (3)

Year 3

Elementary Ed.

(30 credit hours)

English

(33 credit hours)

History

(30 credit hours)

Music

(40-44 credit hours)

Physical Ed.

(31 credit hours)

Semester 5
BIOL 115 (3)
One of: HIS 100, 101, 210 or HIS 211 (3)
HIS 237 (3)
MUS 110 (3)
PSY 381 (3)
Semester 6
BLST 300+ Elective (3)
EDUC 322 (3)
IDST 200 or 400 (3)
THEO 300+ Elective (3)
Approved Elective (3)
Semester 5
BLST 300+ Elective (3)
ENG 301 or 302 (3)
ENG 322 (3)
ENG 335 or 360 (3)
HIS 237 (3)
PSY 382 (3)
Semester 6
EDUC 322 (3)
ENG 324 (3)
ENG 370 (3)
IDST 200 or 400 (3)
THEO 300+ Elective (3)
Semester 5
HIS 210 (3)
One of: HIS 339, 361, 362, 431, 433, 441, 442, or 451 (3)
IDST 200 or IDST 400 (3)
KIN 262 (3)
PSY 382 (3)
Semester 6
BLST 300+ Elective (3)
EDUC 322 (3)
HIS 211 (3)
One of: HIS 339, 361, 362, 431, 433, 441, 442, or 451 (3)
THEO 300+ Elective (3)
Semester 5
EDUC 300 (3)
HIS 237 (3)
Humanities Elective(3)
Major Ensemble (1-2)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 217 (3)
Private Lessons (1-2)
PSY 381 or 382 (3)
Social Science Elective (3)
Semester 6
BLST 300+ Elective (3)
EDUC 322 (3)
IDST 200 or 400 (3)
Major Ensemble (1-2)
MUS 099 (0)
MUS 316 (3)
Private Lessons (1-2)
Approved Electives (6)
Semester 5
BLST 300+ Elective (3)
HIS 237 (3)
KIN 364 (3)
MATH 101 (3)
PSY 381 or 382 (3)
Semester 6
EDUC 322 (3)
IDST 200 or 400 (3)
KIN 380 (3)
THEO 300+ Elective (3)
Approved Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Year 4

Elementary Ed.

(33 credit hours)

English

(34 credit hours)

History

(31 credit hours)

Music

(30-37 credit hours)

Physical Ed.

(31 credit hours)

Semester 7
ART 201 (3)
ED 320 (3)
GEOL 108 (4)
MATH 277 (3)
MATH 377 (2)
Semester 8
ED 380 (2)
ED 460 (2)
ED 470 (2)
ELED 352 (3)
HPER 340 (3
MUSC 301 (2)
Lab Science - Physical (4)
Semester 7
ED 320 (3)
ED 380 (3)
ENGL 291 (1)
ENGL 390 (3)
MSU BSE English Requirements (3)
Lab Science - Physical (4)
Semester 8
MSU BSE English Requirements (13)
Lab Science - Life (4)
Semester 7
ED 320 (3)
ED 380 (3)
History Survey (3)
Distributed History Elective (3)
Upper level Economics or Geography elective (3)
Semester 8
History Survey (3)
HIST 280 (3)
Distributed History Electives (3)
Lab Science - Life (4)
Upper level Economics or Geography elective (3)
Semester 7
Lab Science -Physical (4)
MUSC 099 (0)
MUSC 341 or 343 (1)
Private Lessons (1-2)
Major Ensemble (1)
Required Courses in Music (2)
Required Courses in Music Education (5-8)
Semester 8
Lab Science - Life (4)
Major Ensemble (1)
MUSC 099 (0)
Two of: MUSC 330, 342 or 344 (2)
Private Lessons (1)
Major Ensemble (1)
Required Courses in Music (2)
Required Courses in Music Education (6-9)
Semester 7
ED 320 (3)
HPER 120 (1)
HPER 126 (1)
HPER 215 (2)
HPER 220 (2)
HPER 226 (2)
HPER 231 (2)
HPER 340 (3)
Semester 8
HPER 341 (2)
HPER 407 (2)
HPER 431 (3)
HPER 433 (3)
HPER 441 (3)
HPER 442 (2)

Year 5

Elementary Ed.

(28 credit hours)

English

(35 credit hours)

History

(25-29 credit hours)

Music

(26-32 credit hours)

Physical Ed.

(30 credit hours)

Semester 9
ELED 421 (3)
ELED 422 (3)
ELED 423 (3)
ELED 424 (3)
SCI 426 (4)
Semester 10
ED 492 (12)
Semester 9
ED 460 (2)
ED 470 (2)
MUS BSE English Requirements (9)
SS 391 (3)
SS 398 (1)
Semester 10
ED 493 (12)
MSU BSE English Requirements (6)
Semester 9
ED 460 (2)
ED 470 (2)
HIST 401 (3)
Lab Science - Physical (4)
SS 391 (3)
SS 398 (1)
Semester 10
ED 493 (12)
Semester 9
Major Ensemble (1)
MUSC 099 (0)
MUSC 341 or 343 (1)
Private Lessons (1)
Major Ensemble (1)
MUSC 480 (1)
Required Courses in Music Education (3-6)
Required Courses in Education (3-6)
Semester 10
ED 494 (16)
Semester 9
ED 380 (2)
ED 460 (2)
ED 470 (2)
HPER 391 (4)
Lab Science - Physical (4)
Semester 10
ED 494 (16)

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