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DLiTE Program
Bemidji State University
ARCC - Coon Rapids Campus
11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW #H-137
Coon Rapids, MN  55433

Phone: (800) 723-3567
Direct: (763) 433-1484
Fax: (763) 433- 1485

dlite@bemidjistate.edu

Program of Study

The DLiTE Program is a 6 Semester course of study that culminates in a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education.  The scheduled courses for each semester are listed below.

* Students who enrolled prior to August 2010 may be subject to different licensure requirements. Please see your advisor for further information on your program of study.

Bemidji State University's Professional Education Elementary Licensure program requires these courses listed below--which could be taken either before or during student enrollment in the DLiTE program.

Two math courses:

  • MATH 1011 Math for Elementary School Teachers 1 (3 semester credits)
  • MATH 1013 Math for Elementary School Teachers 2 (3 semester credits)
    • See the MnTC and AA goal area guidelines for further information.
    • Take these two Math courses online through Central Lakes College: 

      Central Lakes College:

    • MATH 1510 Math for Elem Teachers 1
    • MATH 1512 Math for Elem Teachers 2 

Two health courses:

  • HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society (2 semester credits)
  • HLTH 4100 Health Education in the Elementary School (2 semester credits)

The DLiTE Program Course of Study is listed below by Semester

Semester 1

  • ED 3100 Introduction to the Foundations of Education (3 Credits)
  • ED 3110 Educational Psychology (3 Credits)SEMESTER 2

Semester 2

  • ED 3350 Pedagogy: Planning for Instruction (3 Credits)
  • PHED 4200 Teaching Elementary Physical Education (1 Credit)
  • ED 3302 Creative Process Foundations
    • Must have passing scores on the Basic Skills tests prior to taking Semester III classes.

Semester 3

  • ED 3140 Human Relations (3 Credits)
  • ED 3201 Language Arts I (3 Credits)
  • ED 3240 Social Studies in the Elementary School (3 Credits)

Semester 4

  • ED 3202 Language Arts II (3 Credits)
  • ED 3221 Elementary Math Methods (3 Credits)
  • ED 3222 Elementary Science Methods (3 Credits)

Semester 5

  • ED 3203 Language Arts III (3 Credits)
  • ED 3301 Creative Expressions (3 Credits)
  • ED 3780 Adaptation and Management (3 Credits)
  • ED 4799 The Professional Teacher (1 Credit)

Semester 6

  • ED 4820 Elementary Student Teaching (1-12 Credits)

Other Requirements

  • Language Arts I, II, and III must be taken in sequence.
  • PHED 4200, and ED 3302 are to be taken before ED 3301 Creative Expressions.
  • MATH 1011 and MATH 1013 are to be taken before ED 3221 Elementary Math Methods.


For additional information, see the BSU University Catalog